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
  • May 2001
  • Volume 17 · Issue 3
Editorial
Original Articles

Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Photorefractive Keratectomy for Residual Refractive Error After Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

César A Sánchez-Galeana, MD; Ronald J Smith, MD; Xavier Rodriguez, MD; Miguel Montes, MD; Arturo S Chayet, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):299-304 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-02

Review Article

Complications of Laser in situ Keratomileusis: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):350-379 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-09

Brief Report

Muscular Asthenopia and Eccentric Ablation After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Guoen Wu, MD; Lixin Xie, MD; Zhan Yao, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):380-382 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-10

Letters to the Editor

Interpreting the Defocus Equivalent Index

Andrew Carkeet, PhD; Jack T Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):383-385 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-11

Orbscan Pachymetry After LASIK Is Not Reliable

Susan Giessler, MD; Gernot I W Duncker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):385-387 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-12

A Case of Failed LASIK

Walter Petersen, MD; Thomas Gillette, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):387-388 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-13

Geometric Ray Tracing Analysis of Visual Acuity After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Jose N Fernández del Cotero, MD, PhD; Fernando Moreno, PhD; Dolores Ortiz, Msci; Enrique Vélez, OD; Francisco González, PhD; Jose M Saiz, PhD; Jose I Velarde, MD; Luis De Valentín-Gamazo, MD; Paula García-Antón, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):305-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-03

Epithelial and Stromal Changes Induced by Intacs Examined by Three-dimensional Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z Reinstein, MD, MA, FRCSC; Sabong Srivannaboon, MD; Simon P Holland, MB, MRCP, FRCS, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):310-318 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-04

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia With the Meditec MEL 70^sub G-Scan^ Flying Spot Laser

Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, MD; Orsolya Fekete, MD; Ildikó Süveges, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):319-326 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-05

Coefficient of Friction of Ocular Surface Lubricants for Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Lee M Lenton, MBBS, FRACO, FRACS; Julie M Albietz, BAppSc(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):327-333 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-06

Immunohistochemical Study of Subepithelial Haze After Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Yuan-Chieh Lee, MD; I-Jong Wang, MD, PhD; Fung-Rong Hu, MD; Winston W-Y Kao, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):334-341 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-07

Mitomycin C Reduces Haze Formation in Rabbits After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Huizhuo Xu, MD; Shuangzhen Liu, MD; Xiaobo Xia, MD; Peigang Huang, MD; Pingbao Wang, MD; Xiaoyin Wu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(3):342-349 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010501-08

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