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
  • May 2002
  • Volume 18 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Implantation of a New Accommodative Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens

Michael Küchle, MD; Nhung X Nguyen, MD; Achim Langenbucher, PhD; Gabriele C Gusek-Schneider, MD; Berthold Seitz, MD; Khalil D Hanna, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):208-216

Review Article

Microbial Keratitis After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Neelam Pushker, MD; Tanuj Dada, MD; Parul Sony, MD; Manotosh Ray, MD; Tushar Agarwal, MBBS; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):280-286


Disabling Ghosting After Laser in situ Keratomileusus

Osher Sebrow, MD; Marguerite McDonald, MD; Michael A Lawless, FRACO, MD; David R Hardten, MD; Anthony J Lombardo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):287-290

Letter to the Editor

Maintenance of Visual Acuity After Exposure to Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Following LASIK

Darby G Hand, DO; Bennett Chotiner, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):293-294

Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis for Myopia With the Autonomous Laser

Rajy M Rouweyha, MD; Alice Z Chuang, PhD; Shrabanee Mitra, MD; Chris B Phillips, MD; Richard W Yee, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):217-224

Laser in situ Keratomileusus for Mixed and Simple Myopic Astigmatism With the Nidek EC-5000 Laser

Lizbeth Rueda, MD; Angel Pineda-Fernández, MD; David Huang, MD, PhD; Jorge Nur, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):234-238

Surgically Induced Astigmatism After Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Spherical Myopia

Namrata Sharma, MD; Mayank S Pangtey, MD; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS; Tanuj Dada, MD; Tushar Aggarwal, MD; Vijay K Dada, MBBS, MS; Ravindra M Pandey, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):239-244

Bilateral Simultaneous Laser in situ Keratomileusis With the Aesculap Meditec MEL 60 Laser

Xiao-Yi Sun, MD; Diane L Vicary, FRACS; Peter Montgomery, MSc; Gary Page, DOBA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):245-248

Changes in Mesopic Vision After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Zoltán Z Nagy, MD; Györgyi Munkácsy, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):249-252

Validation of the Estimation of Corneal Aberrations From Videokeratography in Keratoconus

Sergio Barbero, BSc; Susana Marcos, PhD; Jesus Merayo-Lloves, MD, PhD; Esther Moreno-Barriuso, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):263-270

Pseudo-accommodation With Intraocular Lenses Implanted in the Bag

Rana Altan-Yaycioglu, MD; Nilüfer Gözüm, MD; Ahmet Gücükoglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(3):271-275

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