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
  • May 2004
  • Volume 20 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Total and Corneal Optical Aberrations Induced by Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Lourdes Llorente, OD; Sergio Barbero, PhD; Jesus Merayo, MD, PhD; Susana Marcos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):203-216 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-03

Reports

Ocular Surface Treatment Before Laser in situ Keratomileusis in Patients With Severe Dry Eye

Ikuko Toda, MD; Naoko Asano-Kato, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):270-275 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-13

Letters to the Editor

Traumatic Corneal Rupture 18 Years After Radial Keratotomy

Parul Sony, MD; Anita Panda, MD; Neelam Pushker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):283-284 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-17

Corneal Ectasia After LASIK

William Jory, FRCS (C), FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):286 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-19

Book Review

Prospective, Randomized, Paired Comparison of Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis and Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia Less Than -6.50 Diopters

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):217-222 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-04

Prospective, Paired Comparison of Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis for Myopia Less Than -6.00 Diopters

Vedat Kaya, MD; Banu Oncel, MD; Hakan Sivrikaya, MD; Omer Faruk Yilmaz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):223-228 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-05

Recovery of Corneal Sensitivity to Mechanical and Chemical Stimulation After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Juana Gallar, MD, PhD; M Carmen Acosta, MSc, PhD; Jukka A O Moilanen, MD; Juha M Holopainen, MD, PhD; Carlos Belmonte, MD, PhD; Timo M T Tervo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):229-235 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-06

Diurnal Fluctuation of Higher Order Ocular Aberrations: Correlation With Intraocular Pressure and Corneal Thickness

Peter Mierdel, PhD; Hans-Eberhard Krinke, PhD; Katharina Pollack, MD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):236-242 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-07

Wavefront Analysis of Higher Order Aberrations in Dry Eye Patients

Robert Montés-Micó, OD, MPhil; Araceli Cáliz, OD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):243-247 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-08

Comparison of the Colvard Pupillometer and the Zywave for Measuring Scotopic Pupil Diameter

Arthur C K Cheng, MRCS; Dennis S C Lam, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):248-252 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-09

Holmium Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for Hyperopia in Eyes Overcorrected With Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia

Nilufer Gozum, MD; Buket Ayoglu, MD; Acun Gezer, MD; Sinan Goker, MD; Ahmet Gucukoglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):253-257 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-10

Flap Quality in Single Versus Multiple Use of the Same Blade in the Flapmaker Microkeratome

László Módis, Jr, MD, PhD; Achim Langenbucher, PhD; Ashley Behrens, MD; Berthold Seitz, MD, EBOD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):258-264 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-11

Outcomes of Laser in situ Keratomileusis in a Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program

Patrick J Bowers, Jr, MD; Steven S Zeldes, MD; Marianne O Price, PhD; Craig L McManis, OD; Francis W Price, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):265-269 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-12

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Residual Hyperopic Astigmatism After Conductive Keratoplasty

George D Kymionis, MD, PhD; Ioannis M Aslanides, MD, PhD; Aghlab N Khoury, MD; Marinos M Markomanolakis, MD; Tatiana Naoumidi, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):276-278 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-14

Ultrasound Evaluation of Flap Thickness, Ablation Depth, and Corneal Edema After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Zoltán Z Nagy, MD, PhD; Miklós Resch, MD; Ildikó Süveges, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(3):279-281 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040501-15

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