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 2012 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 2005
  • Volume 21 · Issue 5
GUEST EDITORIAL
NEW LASER TECHNIQUES

Optimized Prolate Ablations With the NIDEK CXII Excimer Laser

Jack T Hollady, MD, MSEE, FACS; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S595-S597 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-06

NEW LASIK TECHNIQUES

Combined Flap Undersurface and Bed LASIK for High Myopia

Li Wei Li, MD; Wang Qin Mei, MD; Fang Xue Jun, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S606-S609 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-09

DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES

Screening Patients With the Corneal Navigator

Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Michael D Karon, PhD; Michael K Smolek, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S617-S622 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-12

HYPEROPIA

Five Techniques for Improving Outcomes of Hyperopic LASIK

Roberto Zaldivar, MD; Susana Orcherow, MD; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S628-S632 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-14

LASIK COMPLICATIONS

Efficacy and Safety of LASIK in 10,052 Eyes of 5081 Myopic Chinese Patients

Lanping Sun, BS; Guifen Liu, BS; Yanjun Ren, MD; Ji Li, MD; Junhua Hao, MD; Xia Liu, BS; Yajuan Zhang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S633-S635 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-15

WAVEFRONT ABLATION

Clinical Outcomes of CATz Versus OPDCAT

Mihai Pop, MD; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S636-S639 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-16

MICROKERATOMES

The Thin-Flap LASIK Technique

Paul J Dougherty, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S650-S654 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-19

Optimized Prolate Corneal Ablation: Case Report of the First Treated Eye

Alaa El-Danasoury, MD, FRCS; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S598-S602 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-07

Objective Quality of Vision in Presbyopic and Non-presbyopic Patients After Pseudoaccommodative Advanced Surface Ablation

Roberto Cantú, MD; Marco A Rosales, PhD; Eduardo Tepichín, PhD; Andrée Curioca, BSc; Víctor Montes, MD; J Gustavo Ramirez-Zavaleta

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S603-S605 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-08

LASIK Enhancement Using Excimer Laser Ablation on the Back of the Flap

Millicent Grim, MD, MBChB, DTM&H, MMed; Janine Sheard, RN; Lynn Martin, RN

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S610-S613 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-10

Features of Hyperopic LASIK in Children

Merab L Dvali, MD, PhD; Nana A Tsintsadze, PhD; Sophia I Mirtskhulava, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S614-S616 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-11

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Changes After LASIK Evaluated With Optical Coherence Tomography

Dmitriy D Dementyev, MD; Vyacheslav V Kourenkov, PhD; Alexander S Rodin, MD; Tatyana L Fadeykina, MD; Tatyana E Diaz Martinez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S623-S627 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-13

Incidence of Complications During Flap Creation in LASIK Using the NIDEK MK-2000 Microkeratome in 26,600 Cases

Carlos Carrillo, MD; Arturo S Chayet, MD; Paul J Dougherty, MD; Miguel Montes, MD; Roberto Magallanes, MD; Jacobo Najman, MD; Jacobo Fleitman, MD; Alfredo Morales, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2005;21(5):S655-S657 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20050902-20

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