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
  • July 2002
  • Volume 18 · Issue 4
Original Articles

Aberration-sensing and Wavefront-guided Laser in situ Keratomileusis: Management of Decentered Ablation

Michael Mrochen, PhD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Michael Bueeler; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):418-429 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-01

Report

Traumatic Dislocation of an Ophtec Artisan Phakic Intraocular Lens

Hawke Yoon, BA; Damien C Macaluso, MD; Majid Moshirfar, MD; Maureen Lundergan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):481-483 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-13

Letter to the Editor

Radial Keratotomy Performed Over Automated Lamellar Keratectomy

Pranay Gupta, MD; Garth Stevens, Jr, MD; Robert Elgin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):486 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-14

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism Using the Meditec MEL 70 Spot Scanner

Klaus Ditzen, MD; Joachim Fiedler, MSc; Stefan Pieger, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):430-434 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-02

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Correction of Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism With the Technolas 117C

Jingcai Lian, MD; Wen Ye, MD; Deyou Zhou, MD; Kangsun Wang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):435-438 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-03

Factors That Affect Corneal Flap Thickness With the Hansatome Microkeratome

Raymond P Gailitis, MD; Mara Lagzdins, BA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):439-443 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-04

Clinical Importance of Accurate Refractor Vertex Distance Measurements Prior to Refractive Surgery

Richard A Weiss, MD; William Berke, OD; Larry Gottlieb, OD; Peter Horvath, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):444-448 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-05

Correlation Between Automated and Subjective Refraction Before and After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Nicola Rosa, MD; Attilio Iura, MD; Mary Romano, MD; Gianluca Verolino, MD; Antonio Romano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):449-453 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-06

Anterior Corneal Surface After Nidek EC-5000 Multipass and Multizone Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Nicola Rosa, MD; Michele Lanza, MD; Giuseppe De Rosa, MD; Antonio Romano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):460-462 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-08

Enlargement of the Temporal Clear Corneal Cataract Incision to Treat Pre-existing Astigmatism

Sanjay N Rao, MD; Alexandra Konowal, DO; Allison E Murchison, MD; Randy J Epstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):463-467 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-09

Changes in Intraocular Pressure After Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia, Hyperopia, and Astigmatism

Luz M Agudelo, MD; Carlos A Molina, MD; Diego L Alvarez, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):472-474 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-11

Iatrogenic Keratectasia Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Giampiero Palmieri, MD; Luigi Mosca, MD; Romina Fasciani, MD; Emilio Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2002;18(4):475-480 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20020701-12

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