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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • February 2006
  • Volume 22 · Issue 2
Letters to the Editor

Error Analysis of Intraocular Lens Power in Eyes After LASIK/Reply

J T Lin, PhD; Arthur C K Cheng, MRCS; Dennis S C Lam, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):127-128

Polymicrobial Keratitis After Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis

Namrata Sharma, MD; Siddharth Singh, MBBS; Tushar Agarwal, MD; Rajesh Sinha, MD, FRCS; Rasik B Vajpayee, MS, FRCSEd

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):129-130

Original Article

Photorefractive Keratectomy and LASIK for the Correction of Hyperopia: 2-year Follow-up

Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Lelio Sabetti, MD; Emilio Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):131-136

Pharmacological-induced Haptic Changes and the Accommodative Performance in Patients With the AT-45 Accommodative IOL

Oliver Stachs, PhD; Hanka Schneider, MD; Ria Beck, MD; Rudolf Guthoff, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):145-150

Epi-LASIK: Histological Findings of Separated Epithelial Sheets 24 Hours After Treatment

Vikentia J Katsanevaki, MD, PhD; Irini I Naoumidi, PhD; Maria I Kalyvianaki, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):151-154

Confocal Microscopy of Corneal Flap Microfolds After LASIK

Manuel Ramírez, MD; Everardo Hernández-Quintela, MD, MSc; Valeria Sánchez-Huerta, MD; Ramón Naranjo-Tackman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):155-158

Corneal Infiltrates After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy and LASIK

Giselle C de Oliveira, MD; Helena P Solari, MD; Fabiano B Ciola, MD; Ana Luisa Höfling Lima, MD; Mauro S Campos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):159-165

Monochromatic Aberrations in Eyes With Different Intraocular Lens Optic Designs

Prema Padmanabhan, MS; Srinivas K Rao, FRCS; R Jayasree, DOpt; Mitalee Chowdhry, BS; J Roy, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):172-177

Response of the Cornea for up to Four Years After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Marco Lombardo, MD; Giuseppe Lambardo, Eng, PhD; Michele Manzulli, MD; Sebastiano Serrao, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):178-186

A New Formula for Intraocular Lens Power Calculation After Refractive Corneal Surgery

Massimo Camellin, MD; Antonio Calossi, Optom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):187-199


Visual Acuities and Manifest Refractions Prior to LASIK Retreatments

Sandeep K Kakaria, MD; Howard S Kornstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):200-202

Late Onset Lamellar Keratitis and Epithelial Ingrowth Following Orbital Cellulitis

Ching-Liang Kuo, MD; Hsiu-Fen Lin, MD; Po-Chiung Fang, MD; Hsi-Kung Kuo, MD; David Hui-Kang Ma, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):202-204

Contact Lens Wear and IOL Power Calculation Before Cataract Surgery: A Cautionary Tale

D Q Nguyen, MB, ChB, MRCOphth; K N Hakin, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):204

Hyperopic LASIK Following Intracorneal Hydrogel Lens Explantation

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Mohamed H Shabayek, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):205-207


Refractive Surgery With Phakic IOLs

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):208

"Eyes Wide Shut"

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(2):0_6

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