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
  • September Supplement 2004
  • Volume 20 · Issue 5
Editorial

The Future of Refractive Surgery: Confluence of Techniques and Staged Delivery

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S647-S650 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-02

Aspheric and Custom Ablations
Wavefront Analysis and Quality of Vision
Surface Ablation
Presbyopia

Advanced Surface Ablation for Presbyopia Using the Nidek EC-5000 Laser

Roberto Cantú, MD; Marco A Rosales, PhD; Eduardo Tepichín, PhD; Andrée Curioca, BSc; Víctor Montes, MD; Julio Bonilla, Tech Ophth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S711-S713 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-16

Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Progressive Keratectasia After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Ahmad Salamat Rad, MD; Mahmoud Jabbarvand, MD; Nader Saifi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S718-S722 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-18

Refractive Technology

Smoothness of Ablation on Polymethylmethacrylate Plates With Four Scanning Excimer Lasers

Alexander V Doga, MD, DSc; Alexander A Shpak, MD, DSc; Victor A Sugrobov

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S730-S733 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-21

Perspectives
Symposium Abstracts

Higher Order Aberrations With Aspheric Ablations Using the Nidek EC-5000 CX II Laser

Ian Y L Yeung, Mb ChB; Sanjay Mantry, FRCSE; Ian A Cunliffe, FRCOphth; Mark T Benson, FRCOphth; Sunil Shah, FRCSE, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S659-S662 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-04

Aspheric Ablation With the Nidek EC-5000 CX II With OPD-Scan Objective Analysis

Sanjay Mantry, FRCSE; Ian Yeung, Mb ChB; Sunil Shah, FRCSE, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S666-S668 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-06

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for High Myopia Using a Small Ablation Zone and Large Aspheric Transition Zone

Anun Vongthongsri, MD; Nutharin Phusitphoykai, MD; Tulaya Tungsiriput, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S669-S673 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-07

Comparison of Conventional and OATz Ablation Profiles for Laser in situ Keratomileusis to Correct Myopia up to -10.00 Diopters

Anun Vongthongsri, MD; Nutharin Phusitphoykai, MD; Janpen Siriboonkoom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S674-S675 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-08

Correction of Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism With Customized Ablation Using the Nidek NAVEX System

Ermano Scerrati, MD; M Gualdi, MD; L Gualdi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S676-S677 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-09

Whole Eye Wavefront Aberrations in Mexican Male Subjects

Roberto Cantú, MD; Marco A Rosales, PhD; Eduardo Tepichin, PhD; Andrée Curioca, BSc; Victor Montes, MD; Julio Bonilla, Tech Ophth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S685-S688 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-11

The Effect of Laser in situ Keratomileusis on Low Contrast Vision

Joseph Anthony J Tumbocon, MD; Palanisamy Suresh, MD; Allan Slomovic, MD, FRCSC; David S Rootman, MD, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S689-S692 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-12

One-year Results of Custom Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis With the Nidek System

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD; Ingrid M Torres, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S699-S704 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-14

One-year Follow-up of Custom Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I Camesasca, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S705-S710 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-15

Intraoperative Microkeratome Complications in 47,094 Laser in situ Keratomileusis Surgeries

Kozo Nakano, MD; Eliane Nakano, MD; Marivaldo Oliveira, MD; Waldir Portellinha, MD; Lenio Alvarenga, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S723-S726 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-19

Patient Motivation for Laser in situ Keratomileusis in the State of Bihar

Ranjan Kr Akhaury, MD; N P Verma, MD; Ranjana Kumar, DO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S727-S729 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-20

Correlation of Nidek OPD-Scan Objective Refraction With Subjective Refraction

Ian Y L Yeung, Mb ChB; Sanjay Mantry, FRCSE; Ian A Cunliffe, FRCOphth; Mark T Benson, FRCOphth; Sunil Shah, FRCSE, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S734-S736 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-22

Confocal Microscopy in Early Diagnosis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Eliane Nakano, MD; Marivaldo Oliveira, MD; Waldir Portellinha, MD; Denise de Freitas, MD; Kozo Nakano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2004;20(5):S737-S740 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20040903-23

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