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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • March Supplement 2003
  • Volume 19 · Issue 2
Editorial

Eighth Annual Nidek International Excimer Laser Symposium

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S188 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-03

Custom and Wavefront-guided Ablation

Early Results of Nidek Customized Aspheric Transition Zones (CATz) in Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Omid Kermani, MD; Karl Schmiedt, PhD; Uwe Oberheide, PhD; Georg Gerten, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S190-S194 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-04

LASEK, LASIK, and PRK

One-year Results of Butterfly Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD; Alessandro Randazzo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S223-S226 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-10

Higher Order Aberrations and the Nidek OPD-Scan

Nidek OPD-Scan Analysis of Normal, Keratoconic, and Penetrating Keratoplasty Eyes

Sunil Shah, MD; Shehzad Naroo, PhD; Sarah Hosking, PhD; Doina Gherghel, MD; Sanjay Mantry, MD; Somnath Bannerjee, MD; Katie Pedwell, RCN; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S255-S259 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-18

Reduction of Spherical Aberration With the Nidek NAVEX Customized Ablation System

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD; Rosario Urso, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S195-S201 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-05

Primary Multipoint (Segmental) Custom Ablation

Howard V Gimbel, MD, MPH; Sandra J Sofinski, MD, JD; Oron S Mahler, MD; John A Van Westenbrugge, MD; Rick W Triebwasser, BSc, COMT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S202-S208 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-06

Wavefront-guided Multipoint (Segmental) Custom Ablation Enhancement Using the Nidek NAVEX Platform

Howard V Gimbel, MD, MPH; Sandra J Sofinski, MD, JD; Oron S Mahler, MD; John A Van Westenbrugge, MD; Maria I Ferensowicz, BSc, MA; Rick W Triebwasser, BSc, COMT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S209-S216 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-07

Comparison of Conventional Versus Wavefront-guided Laser in situ Keratomileusis in the Same Patient

Nutharin Phusitphoykai, MD; Tulaya Tungsiripat, MD; Janpen Siriboonkoom, MD; Anun Vongthongsri, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S217-S220 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-08

Refractive Outcome of Nidek OPD-Scan Customized Ablations

Kozo Nakano, MD; Waldir Portellinha, MD; Marivaldo Oliveira, MD; Lenio Alvarenga, MD; Celso Nakano, MD; Eliane Nakano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S221-S222 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-09

The Role of Amino Acids in Corneal Stromal Healing: A Method for Evaluating Cellular Density and Extracellular Matrix Distribution

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Maria Ingrid Torres Munoz, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S227-S230 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-11

Safety of Laser in situ Keratomileusis Performed Under Ultra-thin Corneal Flaps

Robert T Lin, MD; Stephanie Lu, BS; Lan Lan Wang, MD; Elli S Kim, BA; Jarrod Bradley, COT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S231-S236 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-12

Effect of Laser in situ Keratomileusis on the Corneal Endothelium

Pornchai Simaroj, MD; Kessara Kosalprapai, MD; Varintorn Chuckpaiwong, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S237-S240 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-13

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Astigmatism Greater than -3.50 D With the Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser

Alice Handzel, MD; Ninel Kenikstul, MD; Tim Handzel, Cand Med

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S241-S242 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-14

Efficacy of Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Various Superficial Corneal Pathologies

Noel Moniz, MS; S Tony Fernandez, MS, DO (Lon)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S243-S246 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-15

Complications of Photorefractive Keratectomy and Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Marcelo Mastromonico Lui, MD; Marcia Ap Grandini Silas, MD; Helio Fugishima, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S247-S249 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-16

Six-year Experience With Excimer Laser Surgery for Primary Keratoconus in Russia

Elizaveta A Kasparova, MD, PhD; Arcady A Kasparov, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S250-S254 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-17

New Test Hemisphere for Evaluation and Development of Ablation Profiles

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD; Maria Ingrid Torres Munoz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S260-S264 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-19

Statistical Analysis of Physiological Aberrations of the Cornea

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD; Antonio Calossi, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S265-S269 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-20

Changes of Higher Order Aberration With Various Pupil Sizes in the Myopic Eye

Yan Wang, MD; Kanxing Zhao, MD, PhD; Ying Jin, MD; Yafei Niu; Tong Zuo, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(2):S270-S274 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030302-21

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