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
  • January 2002
  • Volume 18 · Issue 1
Original Articles
Reports
Letters to the Editor

Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Michael K Smolek, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):86-88 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-14

Change in IOP in myopic eyes after excimer laser refractive surgery

H J Garzozi, MD; L E Kagemann, MS, BME; Alon Harris, PhD; M Alaa El Danasoury, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):89-90 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-16

Prospective Randomized Study of Corneal Aberrations 1 Year After Radial Keratotomy or Photorefractive Keratectomy

Jesper Ø Hjortdal, MD, PhD, Dr Med Sci; Hanne Olsen, MD, PhD; Niels Ehlers, MD, Dr Med Sci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):23-29 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-03

Results of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia Using the VISX Star Excimer Laser System

Julian D Stevens, FRCOphth; Linda A Ficker, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):30-36 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-04

Management of Corneal Ectasia After Laser in situ Keratomileusis With INTACS

Charalambos S Siganos, MD, PhD; George D Kymionis, MD, PhD; Nikos Astyrakakis, OD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):43-46 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-06

Risk Factors for Insufficient Fixation of Microkeratome During Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Naoko Asano-Kato, MD; Ikuko Toda, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD; Yoji Takano, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):47-50 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-07

Endotoxin Levels in Steam and Reservoirs of Table-top Steam Sterilizers

James L Whitby, MB, FRCP; Victoria M Hitchins, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):51-57 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-08

Diurnal Variation of Human Corneal Curvature in Young Adults

Tomoya Handa, CO; Kazuo Mukuno, MD; Takahiro Niida, MD; Hiroshi Uozato, PhD; Shunichi Tanaka, MD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):58-62 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-09

Conoidal Fitting of Corneal Topography Height Data After Excimer Laser Penetrating Keratoplasty

Achim Langenbucher, PhD; Anja Viestenz, MD; Berthold Seitz, MD, EBOD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):63-71 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-10

Bivariate Polar Value Analysis of Surgically Induced Astigmatism

Kristian Naeser, MD; Ellen Birthe Knudsen, MD; Mette Kaas Hansen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):72-78 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-11

Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Keratitis at the Interface After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Kyoung Y Seo, MD; Jae B Lee, MD; Kyungwon Lee, MD; Moon J Kim, MD; Kyu Ryong Choi, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(1):81-85 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020101-13

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