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
  • March 2003
  • Volume 19 · Issue 2
Original Articles

First Clinical Results With the Femtosecond Neodynium-glass Laser in Refractive Surgery

Imola Ratkay-Traub, MD, PhD; Istvan E Ferincz, MSc; Tibor Juhasz, PhD; Ron M Kurtz, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):94-99


Correlation Between Corneal and Total Wavefront Aberrations in Myopic Eyes

Michael Mrochen, PhD; Mirko Jankov, MD; Michael Bueeler, MS; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):104-112

Precision of Flap Measurements for Laser in situ Keratomileusis in 4428 Eyes

Gerald W Flanagan, OD, MPH; Perry S Binder, MS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):113-123

Intraocular Pressure in Myopic Patients After Worst-Fechner Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Lucrecia Aguilar-Valenzuela, MD, PhD; Antonio Lleó-Pérez, MD, PhD; Luis Alonso-Muñoz, MD, PhD; Joaquin Casanova-Izquierdo, MD, PhD; Francisco José Pérez-Moltó, MD, PhD; Mohamed Saleh Rahhal, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):131-136

Comparison of Subjective Visual Acuity With Visual Acuity Predicted From C-scan Topography

Show-Chuan Tsai, MD; I-Jong Wang, MD, PhD; Shiow-Wen Liou, MD; Wei-Li Chen, MD; Yuan-Chieh Lee, MD; Gow-Lieng Tseng, MD; Fung-Rong Hu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):137-141

Changes in Central Corneal Thickness After Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Photorefractive Keratectomy

Igor Kozak, MD; Marek Hornak, MD; Tomas Juhas, MD, PhD; Arvind Shah, PhD; E Franklin Rawlings, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):149-153

Bilateral Marginal Sterile Infiltrates and Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD; Laura M Periman, MD; Marcelo V Netto, MD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):154-158

Outcomes After Laser in situ Keratomileusis Retreatment in High Myopes

Alka Rani, MD; Ramamurthy Balasubramanya, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD; Radhika Tandon, MD, FRCS; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS; Vijay K Dada, MBBS, MS; Rajvir Singh, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):159-164

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