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
  • September 2001
  • Volume 17 · Issue 5

Who Should Teach Refractive Surgery?

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):503-504

Original Articles

Recutting the Cornea Versus Lifting the Flap: Comparison of Two Enhancement Techniques Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Yuval Domniz, MD; Ian F Comaish, FRCOphth; Michael A Lawless, MD; Christopher M Rogers, MD; Gerard L Sutton, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):505-510

Brief Reports

Keratolysis Following Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in a Patient With Keratoconus

William J Lahners, MD; Buddy Russell, FCLSA; Hans E Grossniklaus, MD, PhD; R Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):555-558

Letters to the Editor

LASIK and Optic Nerve Drusen

Roger M Kaldawy, MD; Andrew G Lee, MD; John E Sutphin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):621-622

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Patients With Recurrent Corneal Epithelial Erosions

Khaled M Rashad, MD; Hussein A Hussein, MD; M Alaa El-Samadouny, MD; Samir El-Baha, MD; Hisham Farouk, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):511-518

Laser in situ Keratomileusis in Children 8 to 15 Years Old

Belquiz R A Nassaralla, MD, PhD; João J Nassaralla, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):519-524

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia in 800 Eyes With the Meditec MEL 60 Laser

Zoltán Z Nagy, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD; Helen Hamberg-Nyström, MD; Agnes Füst, MD; Andrea Kovács, MD; Edit Kelemen, MD; Ildikó Süveges, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):525-533

Two-year Corneal Endothelial Cell Assessment Following INTACS Implantation

Ramzy G Azar, MPH; Mark J Holdbrook, BA; Michael Lemp, MD; Henry F Edelhauser, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):542-548

Effect of Hyaluronic Acid on Corneal Haze in a Photorefractive Keratectomy Experimental Model

Silvia Gómez, MD; José M Herreras, MD; Jesús Merayo, MD; Margarita García, MD; Pablo Argüeso, MD; Juan Cuevas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):549-554

Removal of Corneal Foreign Bodies Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Yair Porges, MD; David Landau, MD; Joseph Douieb, MD; Samuel Levinger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):559-560

History and Principles of Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensing

Ben C Platt, PhD; Roland Shack, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):S573-S577

Wavefront Data Reporting and Terminology

Larry N Thibos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):S578-S583

Objective Measurement of Wavefront Aberrations With and Without Accommodation

Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD; Sophia I Panagopoulou, BSc; Charalambos S Siganos, MD; Vasilys V Molebny, DS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):S602-S607

Wavefront Customized Ablations With the WASCA Asclepion Workstation

Sophia I Panagopoulou, BSc; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(5):S608-S612

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