Journal of Refractive Surgery


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


Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • March 2001
  • Volume 17 · Issue 2
Original Articles

Change in Intraocular Pressure in Myopic Eyes Measured With Contact and Non-contact Tonometers After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

M Alaa El Danasoury, MD, FRCS; Akef El Maghraby, MD; Steven J Coorpender, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):97-99

Brief Report

Polymicrobial Keratitis After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Vishal Gupta, MD; Tanuj Dada, MD; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS; Namrata Sharma, MD; Vijay K Dada, MBBS, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):147-148

Letters to the Editor

Surgically-induced Astigmatism After LASIK for Spherical Myopia

Robert K Maloney, MD; David Huang, MD, PhD; Ronald Krueger, MD; David Meisler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):151-152

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Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):152-153

Early Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Following LASIK

Richard J Mackool, MD; Michel Eid Farah, MD; Ana Luisa Höfling-Lima, MD; Ednei Nascimento, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):153-154

Microkeratome Cut Edges and Surface Characteristics

Jörg H Krumeich, MD; F W Wilhelm, MD; G I W Duncker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):154-155

Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens

Fernando Trindade, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):155

Preliminary in vitro Study of the Histological Effects of Low Fluence 193-nm Excimer Laser Irradiation of Corneal Tissue

Jerman M Al-qahtani, MD; Ian W McLean, MD; Richard P Weiblinger, MPH; Marwood N Ediger, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):105-109

Central Necrotic Lamellar Inflammation After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Barbara Parolini, MD; Giovanni Marcon, MD; Giacomo A Panozzo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):110-112

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for the Correction of Hyperopia From +0.50 to +11.50 Diopters With the Keracor 117C Laser

Khalid F Tabbara, MD; Hisham F El-Sheikh, MD; S M Monowarul Islam, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):123-128

Correlation Between Refractive and Corneal Topographic Changes After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Nicola Rosa, MD; Giovanni Cennamo, MD; Michele Rinaldi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):129-133

The Sense of Self-concept Change in Patients After Radial Keratotomy

Jerzy Toczolowski, MD; Piotr Oles, PhD; Zbigniew Zagórski, MD; Katarzyna U Szymona, MA; Lucyna Baltaziak, MD; Beata Rymgayllo-Jankowska, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):134-137

Penetrating Keratoplasty vs. Epikeratoplasty for the Surgical Treatment of Keratoconus

Michael D Wagoner, MD; Scott D Smith, MD, MPH; Wilfried J Rademaker, MD, MPH; Muneera A Mahmood, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(2):138-146

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