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

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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
  • January 2004
  • Volume 20 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Development of a Questionnaire to Assess Subjective Vision Score in Myopes Seeking Refractive Surgery

Graham Fraenkel, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS; Ian F Comaish, MA, BM, BCh, FRCOphth; Michael A Lawless, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS, FRCOphth; Megan R Kelly, BAppSci (Orthoptics), DOBA; Stewart M Dunn, PhD, MPH; Karen Byth, PhD, CStat RSS; Suzanne K Webber, BSc , FRCOphth; Gerard L Sutton, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS; Christopher M Rogers, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):10-19 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-03

Review Article

Management of the Ocular Surface and Tear Film Before, During, and After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Julie M Albietz, PhD; Lee M Lenton, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):62-71 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-11

Reports

Risk Factors for Development of Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Tomoko Noda-Tsuruya, MD; Ikuko Toda, MD; Naoko Asano-Kato, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD; Teruki Fukumoto, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):72-75 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-12

New Technique

Laser Intrastromal Keratoplasty-Case Report

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):79-84 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-14

Letters to the Editor

More to the Mysterious Tale: The Search for the Cause of 100+ Cases of Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis

Simon P Holland, MD; N Timothy Peters, MD; Nader G Iskander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):85-86 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-16

Macular Hole After LASIK

J Fernando Arevalo, MD; Aristides J Mendoza, M D; Wandsy Velez-Vazquez, MD; Francisco J Rodriguez, MD; Alvaro Rodriguez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):85 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-15

Improved Alcohol Solution for LASEK

Ricardo Trigo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):86-87 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-17

Pupil Dilation and Wavefront Aberration

W N Charman, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):87-88 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-18

Microkeratome-induced Reduction of Astigmatism after RK

Rajesh Sinha, MD, FRCS; Namrata Sharma, MD; Rasik B Vajpayee, MBBS, MS, FRCSEd

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):89-90 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-19

Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) for Myopia in Patients With a Thin Cornea

Hassan Hashemi, MD; Akbar Fotouhi, MD, MPH, PhD; Navid Sadeghi, MD; Saeed Payvar, MD; Hamid Foudazi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):90-91 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-20

Late Onset Decreased Vision in a Steroid Responder After LASIK Associated With Interface Fluid

Gregg E Russell, OD, FAAO; Batool Jafri, MD; Henia Lichter, MD, BSc; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):91-92 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-21

Laser in situ Keratomileusis Improves Visual Acuity in Some Adult Eyes With Amblyopia

Irina S Barequet, MD; Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe, MD; Ami Hirsh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):25-28 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-05

Comparison of Four Corneal Pachymetry Techniques in Corneal Refractive Surgery

Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Maria Teresa Vidal, MD; Jose R Villada, MD; Alberto Artola, MD, PhD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):29-34 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-06

Wavefront-guided Laser in situ Keratomileusis With the Bausch & Lomb Zyoptix System

C Banu Cosar, MD; Gülbin Saltuk, MD; A Bozkurt Sener, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):35-39 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-07

Effect of Suturing on Iatrogenic Keratectasia After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Kyoung Yul Seo, MD; Joon H Lee, PhD; Moon J Kim, MD; Jung Won Park, MD; Eui Sang Chung, MD; Young S Lee, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):40-45 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-08

Retreatment to Enlarge Small Excimer Laser Optical Zones Using Combined Myopic and Hyperopic Ablations

Gilles Lafond, MD, FRCS(C); Leon Solomon, MD, FRCS(C); Sylviane Bonnet, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):46-52 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-09

Diode Laser Thermal Keratoplasty to Correct Hyperopia

Uri Rehany, MD, FACS; Elina Landa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):53-61 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-10

Prospective, Randomized Trial of Diclofenac and Ketorolac After Refractive Surgery

Julio Narváez, MD; Peter Krall, MD; Tom S Tooma, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(1):76-78 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040101-13

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