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
  • January 2006
  • Volume 22 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Assessing the Value of LASIK by Patient-reported Outcomes Using Quality of Life Assessment/Reply

Harrison S Weisinger, MScOptom, PhD, MD; Hye-Young Kang, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):14-15

Near Vision Evaluation Considering Reading Performance

Robert Montés-Micó, PhD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):15-16

Update of Presbyopia Treatment by Scleral Ablation Using Er:YAG and UV Lasers/Reply

J T Lin, PhD; V Kadambi, MD; Mitsutoshi Ito, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):16-17

Original Article

A Quality of Life Comparison of People Wearing Spectacles or Contact Lenses or Having Undergone Refractive Surgery

Konrad Pesudovs, PhD; Estibaliz Garamendi, PhD; David B Elliott, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):19-27

Confocal Microscopy of Disposable and Nondisposable Heads for the Moria M2 Microkeratome

Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; María T Vidal, MD, PhD; Jose M Ruiz-Moreno, MD, PhD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):28-33

Corneal Aberration Changes After Hyperopic LASIK: A Comparison Between the VISX Star S2 and the Asclepion-Meditec MEL 70 G Scan Excimer Lasers

César Albarrán-Diego, OD; Gonzalo Muñoz, MD, PhD, FEBO; Robert Montés-Micó, OD, MPhil; Antonio Rodriguez, MD, PhD, FEBO; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):34-42

LASIK for Hyperopia With the WaveLight Excimer Laser

A John Kanellopoulos, MD; Joseph Conway, MD; Lawrence H Pe, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):43-47

Complex Wavefront-guided Retreatments With the Alcon CustomCornea Platform After Prior LASIK

James Andrew Hiatt, MD; Colin N Grant, BS; Brian S Boxer Wachler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):48-53

Autologous Serum Eye Drops for Dry Eye After LASIK

Tomoko Noda-Tsuruya, MD, PhD; Naoko Asano-Kato, MD, PhD; Ikuko Toda, MD, PhD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):61-66

Two-step LASIK With Topography-guided Ablation to Correct Astigmatism After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Alessandro Mularoni, MD; Gian Luca Laffi, MD; Leona Bassein, Cstat; Giorgio Tassinari, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):67-74

Intraocular Lens Power Calculation Following LASIK: Determination of the New Effective Index of Refraction

Elias F Jarade, MD; Françoise C Abi Nader, Op; Khalid F Tabbara, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):75-80


Standardized Analyses of Correction of Astigmatism by Laser Systems That Reshape the Cornea

Malvina B Eydelman, MD; Bruce Drum, PhD; Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS; Gene Hilmantel, OD, MS; Guy Kezirian, MD; Daniel Durrie, MD; R Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; Donald Sanders, MD, PhD; Bonita Wong, OD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):81-95


Artisan Aphakic Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cases of Subluxated Crystalline Lenses Due to Marfan Syndrome

Miltiadis Aspiotis, PhD; Ioannis Asproudis, PhD; Maria Stefaniotou, PhD; Spiridon Gorezis, MD; Konstantinos Psilas, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):99

Traumatic Dislocation and Successful Re-enclavation of an Artisan Phakic IOL With Analysis of the Endothelium

A Ioannidis, MRCOphth; I Nartey, MRCOphth; B C Little, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):102-103

Anterior Stromal Puncture in the Treatment of Loose Epithelium After LASIK

Harilaos S Brilakis, MD; Edward J Holland, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):103-105

Phacoemulsification and Implantation of an Accommodating IOL After PRK

Ioannis M Aslanides, MD, PhD; Sotiris Plainis, MSc, PhD; Vinod Kumar, FRCSEd(Ophth); Harilaos Ginis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):106-108


Smolin and Thoft's The Cornea

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):109

Biomechanics Section

Biomechanics of Corneal Refractive Surgery

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(1):285

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