Journal of Refractive Surgery

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Journal of Refractive Surgery

The premier journal for refractive surgeons for over 30 years

The Journal of Refractive Surgery, the official journal of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has been a monthly peer-reviewed forum for original research, review, and evaluation of refractive and lens-based surgical procedures for more than 30 years. Practical, clinically valuable articles provide readers with the most up-to-date information regarding advances in the field of refractive surgery. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including “Translational Science,” “Surgical Techniques,” and “Biomechanics”
• Supplemental videos and materials available for many articles
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance

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Journal Impact Factor
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

The articles prior to January 2013 are part of the back file collection and are not available with a current paid subscription. To access the article, you may purchase it or purchase the complete back file collection here

Past Issue
  • November 2001
  • Volume 17 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Iris-claw Phakic Intraocular Lens for High Myopia

Monika Landesz, MD, PhD; Gabriel van Rij, MD, PhD; Gregorius Luyten, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):634-640 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-01

New Instrument

Microwave Thermal Keratoplasty for Myopia: Keratoscopic Evaluation in Porcine Eyes

B Stuart Trembly, PhD; Natsuko Hashizume, MD; Karen L Moodie, DVM; Kenneth L Cohen, MD; Nancy K Tripoli, MA; P Jack Hoopes, DVM, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):682-688 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-08

Brief Reports

Confocal Microscopic Imaging of Reticular Folds in a Laser in situ Keratomileusis Flap

Thomas Kohnen, MD; Jens Bühren, MD; Martin Baumeister, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):689-691 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-09

News
Abstracts With Comments

Contrast Sensitivity After Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation for High Myopia

Ignacio Jiménez-Alfaro, MD; Germán Gómez-Tellería, MD; José Luis Bueno, MD; Pilar Puy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):641-645 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-02

Monocular Diplopia Related to Asymmetric Corneal Topography After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Kazuo Takei, MD, PhD; Yuta Sano, MD, PhD; Leonard R Achiron, OD; Jonathan D Carr, MD, MA, FRCOphth; R Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; Keith P Thompson, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):652-657 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-04

Effect of Acute Biomechanical Changes on Corneal Curvature After Photokeratectomy

William J Dupps, Jr, MD, PhD; Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):658-669 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-05

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism With the Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser

Angel Pineda-Fernández, MD; Lizbeth Rueda, MD; David Huang, MD, PhD; Jorge Nur, MD; Jorge Jaramillo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):670-675 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-06

Effect of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia on Measurement of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Paolo Carpineto, MD; Marco Ciancaglini, MD; Eduardo Zuppardi, MD; Emanuele Doronzo, MD; Nicola Di Stefano, MD; Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):676-681 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-07

Soft Contact Lenses for Irregular Astigmatism After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Brian Chou, OD, FAAO; Brian S Boxer Wachler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):692-695 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-10

Experimental Model of Corneal Haze in Chickens

Jesús Merayo-Lloves, MD; Bety Yáñez, MD; Agustín Mayo, BS; Raúl Martín, OD; José Carlos Pastor, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(6):696-699 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20011101-11

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