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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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
  • May 2005
  • Volume 21 · Issue 3
GUEST EDITORIAL
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Corneal Transplantation as a Refractive Surgical Procedure

Francis W Price, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):216-217 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-03

ORIGINAL ARTICLES
REPORTS

Central Island Treatment Using Technolas 217 Based on Orbscan II Assessment

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):294-296 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-14

Management of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration With Intracorneal Ring Segments

Adel Barbara, MD; Friedman Zvi, MD; Hanna J Garzozi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):296-298 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-15

Bilateral Giant Retinal Tear Following Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Rafael Navarro, MD; Oscar Gris, MD; Laura Broc, MD; Borja Corcóstegui, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):298-300 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-16

Spontaneous Regression of Dense Epithelial Ingrowth After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Jane-Ming Lin, MD; Yi-Yu Tsai, MD; Sung-Huei Tseng, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):300-302 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-17

Reports

Central Island Treatment Using Technolas 217 Based on Orbscan II Assessment

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):294-296 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-14

Management of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration With Intracorneal Ring Segments

Adel Barbara, MD; Friedman Zvi, MD; Hanna J Garzozi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):296-298 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-15

Bilateral Giant Retinal Tear Following Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Rafael Navarro, MD; Oscar Gris, MD; Laura Broc, MD; Borja Corcóstegui, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):298-300 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-16

Spontaneous Regression of Dense Epithelial Ingrowth After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Jane-Ming Lin, MD; Yi-Yu Tsai, MD; Sung-Huei Tseng, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):300-302 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-17

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Influence of LASIK on Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness

Parul Sony, MD; Ramanjit Sihota, MD, FRCS; Namrata Sharma, MD; Ajay Sharma, BSc; Rasik B Vajpayee, MD, FRCS(Ed)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):303-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-18

Pupil Size in Refractive Surgery Candidates

Sandra M Brown, MD; Jay C Bradley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):303 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-19

Epiretinal Membrane Formation in Retinitis Pigmentosa Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Arun Singhvi, MD; Vishal Jhanjhi, MBBS; Nikhil Pal, MD; Rajesh Sinha, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):305-306 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-20

Letters to the Editor

Influence of LASIK on Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness

Parul Sony, MD; Ramanjit Sihota, MD, FRCS; Namrata Sharma, MD; Ajay Sharma, BSc; Rasik B Vajpayee, MD, FRCS(Ed)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):303-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-18

Pupil Size in Refractive Surgery Candidates

Sandra M Brown, MD; Jay C Bradley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):303 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-19

Epiretinal Membrane Formation in Retinitis Pigmentosa Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Arun Singhvi, MD; Vishal Jhanjhi, MBBS; Nikhil Pal, MD; Rajesh Sinha, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):305-306 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-20

BOOK REVIEW

Optical Quality and Depth-of-field of Eyes Implanted With Spherical and Aspheric Intraocular Lenses

Susana Marcos, PhD; Sergio Barbero, PhD; Ignacio Jiménez-Alfaro, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):223-235 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-05

Treating Keratoconus With Intacs Corneal Ring Segments

Timo Hellstedt, MD; Janna Mäkelä, MD; Raimo Uusitalo, MD; Sinan Emre, MD; Risto Uusitalo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):236-246 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-06

Intracorneal Hydrogel Lenses and Corneal Aberrations

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Mohamed Helmy Shabayek, MD, MSc; Robert Montes-Mico, OD, MPhil; M Emilia Múlet, MD, PhD; Ahmed Galal Ahmed, MD, MSc; Jesús Merayo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):247-252 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-07

Factors Predictive of LASIK Flap Thickness With the Hansatome Zero Compression Microkeratome

Saira A Choudhri, MD; Susan K Feigenbaum, PhD; Jay S Pepose, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):253-259 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-08

Surface Roughness After Excimer Laser Ablation Using a PMMA Model: Profilometry and Effects on Vision

Shehzad A Naroo, MSc, PhD; W Neil Charman, PhD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):260-268 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-09

Effect of Refractive and Topographic Astigmatic Axis on LASIK Correction of Myopic Astigmatism

Mohamed A Bragheeth, MD, FRCS, PhD; Harminder S Dua, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):269-275 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-10

Rates of Epithelial Ingrowth After LASIK for Different Excimer Laser Systems

Roo Min Jun, MD; Stephen M Cristol, MD, MPH, PhD; Moon Jung Kim, MD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Jong Bin Kim, MS; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):276-280 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-11

Axial Eye Length Evaluation Before and After Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Nicola Rosa, MD; Luigi Capasso, MD; Michele Lanza, MD; Antonio Romano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):281-287 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-12

Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty for Recurrent Granular Corneal Dystrophy After Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Wei Chen, MD, PhD; Jia Qu, MD; Qinmei Wang, MD; Fan Lu, MD; Stefano Barabino, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(3):288-293 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050501-13

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