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
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 2002
  • Volume 18 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Macular Hole in a Myopic Eye After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

José Ma Ruiz-Moreno, MD; Alberto Artola, MD; Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):746-749


A New Intraocular Lens Design to Reduce Spherical Aberration of Pseudophakic Eyes

Jack T Holladay, MD; Patricia A Piers, MSc; Gabor Koranyi, MD; Marrie van der Mooren, MSc; N E Sverker Norrby, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):683-691

Prospective Randomized Trial of an Anterior Surface Modified Prolate Intraocular Lens

Mark Packer, MD; I Howard Fine, MD; Richard S Hoffman, MD; Patricia A Piers, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):692-696

Artisan Phakic Iris Claw Intraocular Lens for High Primary and Secondary Hyperopia

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; M Emilia Mulet, MD, PhD; Ahmad M M Shalaby, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):697-707

Retinal Detachment in Myopic Eyes After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

J Fernando Arevalo, MD; Ernesto Ramirez, MD; Enrique Suarez, MD; Rafael Cortez, MD; Gema Ramirez, MD; Juan B Yepez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):708-714

Effect of Microkeratome Suction Duration on Corneal Flap Thickness and Incision Angle

Kyoung Yul Seo, MD; Xiu H Wan, MD; Jae W Jang, MD; Jae Bum Lee, MD; Moon J Kim, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):715-719

A New Method of Calculating Intraocular Lens Power After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Nicola Rosa, MD; Luigi Capasso, MD; Antonio Romano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):720-724

Intraoperative Arcuate Transverse Keratotomy With Phacoemulsification

Jeewan S Titiyal, MD; Krishna P Baidya, MD; Rajesh Sinha, MD; Manotosh Ray, MD, FRCS; Namrata Sharma, MD; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS; Vijay K Dada, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):725-730

Corneal Sensitivity 10 Years After Epikeratoplasty

Stephan L Kaminski, MD; Robert Biowski, MD; Julius R Lukas, MD; Didem Koyuncu, MD; Günther Grabner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(6):731-736

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