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
  • March 2004
  • Volume 20 · Issue 2
Original Articles

Comparative Study of Ablation Profiles of Six Different Excimer Lasers

Marc Canals, MD, PhD; Daniel Elies, MD; Jesus Costa-Vila, MD, PhD; Andreu Coret, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):106-109 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-01

Surgical Technique

Repositioning the Laser in situ Keratomileusis Flap at the Slit Lamp

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):166-169 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-12

New Technology

Wavefront Aberrations From Corneal Ectasia After Laser in situ Keratomileusis Demonstrated by InterWave Aberrometry

J Bradley Randleman, MD; Keith P Thompson, MD; P Randall Staver, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):170-175 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-13

Report

Wavefront-guided Surface Ablation With Prophylactic Use of Mitomycin C After a Buttonhole Laser in situ Keratomileusis Flap

Maria Regina Chalita, MD; Allen S Roth, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):176-181 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-14

Letters to the Editor

Refractive Changes Due to Ablation Parameters After Photorefractive Surgery

J R Jiménez, PhD; R G Anera, PhD; L Jiménez del Barco, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):182 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-15

Removal of Intacs With a Fractured Positioning Hole

J E McDonald, II, MD; David J Deitz

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):182-183 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-16

Abstracts With Comments
Book Review

Eight-year Follow-up of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Juhani Pietilä, MD; Petri Mäkinen, MD; Tero Pajari, MD; Sakari Suominen, MD; Juho Keski-Nisula, MD; Kalle Sipilä, MD; Anne Huhtala, DSc; Hannu Uusitalo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):110-115 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-03

Five-Year Follow-Up of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Norihiko Honda, MD; Naoki Hamada, MD; Shiro Amano, MD; Yuichi Kaji, MD; Takahiro Hiraoka, MD; Tetsuro Oshika, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):116-120 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-04

Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis for Myopia of -6 to -10 Diopters With Astigmatism With the MEL60 Laser

Kamil Bilgihan, MD; Ahmet Hondur, MD; Berati Hasanreisoglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):121-126 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-05

Laser in situ Keratomileusis Using the Nidek EC-5000 or the Alcon LADARVision 4000 Systems

Frederick W Fraunfelder, MD; Larry F Rich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):127-131 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-06

LADARWave Wavefront Measurement in Normal Eyes

Maria Regina Chalita, MD; Josel Finkenthal, COA; Meng Xu, MS; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):132-138 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-07

Treatment of Previous Decentered Excimer Laser Ablation With Combined Myopic and Hyperopic Ablations

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):139-148 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-08

Reduction of Pupil Size and Halos With Minus Lenses After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Brian S Boxer Wachler, MD; Drew Hiatt, MD; Brian Chou, OD; Jonathan P Christie, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):149-154 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-09

Diode Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism in Patients Younger Than 40 Years

Rudolf Berret, MD; Benedikt Jean, MD, PhD; Thomas Bende, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):155-161 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-10

Lamellar Crescentic Resection for Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration

Mohammad A Javadi, MD; Farid Karimian, MD; Ahmad Hosseinzadeh, MD; Hafez M Noroozizadeh, MD; Hossein M Rabie, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(2):162-165 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040301-11

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