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

ISRS

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 2003
  • Volume 19 · Issue 3
News
Editorial
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Amalgamation of the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS; James Salz, MD, FACS; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOpth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):299-300 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-05

Original Articles

Two-stage Laser in situ Keratomileusis to Correct Refractive Errors After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Massimo Busin, MD; Luca Zambianchi, MD; Federico Garzione, MD; Vincenzo Maucione, MD; Scipione Rossi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):301-308 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-06

Special Article

US Trends in Refractive Surgery: 2002 ISRS Survey

Richard J Duffey, MD; David Leaming, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):357-363 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-14

Reports

Fungal Keratitis After Photorefractive Keratectomy: Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment in a Co-managed Setting

Laura M Periman, MD; Devin A Harrison, MD; Jeehee Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):364-366 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-15

New Technology
Letters to the Editor

Central Corneal Thickness in Indian Patients Undergoing LASIK for Myopia

Kathleen S Kunert, MD; Prashant Bhartiya, MD; Radhika Tandon, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth; Tanuj Dada, MD; Hartmann Christian, MD, PhD; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):378-379 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-18

Bilateral Mycobacterium chelonae Keratitis Following LASIK

Seema Verma, FRCOphth; Stephanie L Watson, FRANZCO; John K G Dart, FRCS; Susannah J Eykyn, FRCPath

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):379-380 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-19

Influence of Medical and Natural Mydriasis on Higher Order Aberrations of the Eye/Response

Werner Förster, MD; Tobias Stupp, MD; Joachim Fiedler, MS; Mathias Wottke, MS; Jesper Ø Hjortdal, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):380-382 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-20

Announcement

So Many Resources...So Little Time

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):387 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-22

Corrections

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):288 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-02

Higher Order Ocular Aberrations After Cycloplegic and Non-cycloplegic Pupil Dilation

Andrew Carkeet, PhD; Shajan Velaedan, Dip Optom; Yong Kang Tan, Dip Optom; Derrick Yu Jiang Lee, Dip Optom; Donald T H Tan, MBBS, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):316-322 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-08

Persistent Haze and Disorganization of Anterior Stromal Collagen Appear Unrelated Following Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Che J Connon, PhD; John Marshall, PhD; Ann L Patmore; Keith M Meek, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):323-332 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-09

Ascorbate Prophylaxis for Corneal Haze After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Amund Ringvold, MD, PhD; Tore Nitter, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):338-343 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-11

Reliability of Corneal Thickness and Endothelial Cell Density Measures

Jason J Nichols, OD, MS, MPH; Gregory M Kosunick, BA; Mark A Bullimore, McOptom, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):344-352 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-12

Mesopic Contrast Sensitivity Function After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Robert Montés-Micó, OD, MPhil; Enrique España, MD, PhD; Jose L Menezo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):353-356 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-13

Experimental Imaging of Intracorneal Ring Segments With Optical Coherence Tomography

Christopher Wirbelauer, MD; Jörg Winkler, PhD; Christian Scholz, MSc; Heike Häberle, MD; Duy Thoai Pham, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003;19(3):367-371 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20030501-16

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