Journal of Refractive Surgery


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


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
  • July 2004
  • Volume 20 · Issue 4
Original Articles

Comparison of Wavefront Aberrations and Optical Quality of Eyes Implanted With Five Different Intraocular Lenses

Roberto Bellucci, MD; Simonetta Morselli, MD; Patricia Piers, Msc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):297-306


Confocal Microscopy of Stage 4 Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis With Spontaneous Resolution

Ma Victoria de Rojas Silva, MD, PhD; Elío Díez-Feijóo, MD, PhD; Ma Teresa Rodríguez-Ares, MD, PhD; Manuel Sánchez-Salorio, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):391-396

Letters to the Editor

Wavefront Aberrations Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Refractive Lens Exchange for Hypermetropia

Luxin Ma, MOph; David A Atchison, PhD; Julie M Albietz, PhD; Lee M Lenton, MBBS, FRACS, FRANZCO; Suzanne G McLennan, BAppSc(Optom)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):307-316

Rate of Cataract Formation in 343 Highly Myopic Eyes After Implantation of Three Types of Phakic Intraocular Lenses

José L Menezo, MD, PhD; Cristina Peris-Martínez, MD, PhD; Angel L Cisneros-Lanuza, MD, PhD; Rafael Martínez-Costa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):317-324

Monovision Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Pre-presbyopic and Presbyopic Patients

Danielle Miranda, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):325-328

Videokeratography in Conductive Keratoplasty

Shamim A Haji, MD; Daniel C Brocks, BS; Magid M Fahim, MD; Penny A Asbell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):329-336

Pupil Size in Refractive Surgery Candidates

Marcelo V Netto, MD; Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):337-342

Risk Factors in Interface Epithelialization After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Nada S Jabbur, MD; Carlos F Chicani, MD; Irene C Kuo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):343-348

Intracorneal Ring Segments After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

José L Güell, MD, PhD; Fortino Velasco, MD; Sergio I Sánchez, MD; Oscar Gris, MD; Miguel Garcia-Rojas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):349-355

Effect of Laser in situ Keratomileusis on Tear Secretion and Corneal Sensitivity

Adi Michaeli, MD; Allan R Slomovic, MA, MD, FRCSC; Kar Sakhichand, OD, FAAO; David S Rootman, MD, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):379-383

Monte Carlo Simulation of Irradiance Distribution on the Retina After Refractive Surgery

Vidal F Canales, PhD; Manuel P Cagigal, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(4):384-390

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