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
  • March 2006
  • Volume 22 · Issue 3
EDITORIAL
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A New Analysis for Laser Thermal Keratoplasty Using a Focused Laser/Reply

J T Lin, PhD; Uri Rehany, MD; Elina Landa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):228-229 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-04

Idiopathic Ectasia After LASIK/Reply

Juan Carlos Abad, MD; Tova Lifshitz, MD; Jaime Levy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):230 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-05

Letters to the Editor

A New Analysis for Laser Thermal Keratoplasty Using a Focused Laser/Reply

J T Lin, PhD; Uri Rehany, MD; Elina Landa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):228-229 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-04

Idiopathic Ectasia After LASIK/Reply

Juan Carlos Abad, MD; Tova Lifshitz, MD; Jaime Levy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):230 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-05

ORIGINAL ARTICLES
BIOMECHANICS SECTION

Biomechanics of Corneal Refractive Surgery

Dan Z Reinstein, MD, MA, FRCSC; Cynthia Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):285 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-14

REPORTS

Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity, Reading Speed, and Wavefront Analysis: Pseudophakic Eye With Multifocal IOL (ReSTOR) Versus Fellow Phakic Eye in Non-presbyopic Patients

Carlos E Souza, MD; Vanessa M Gerente, MD; Maria Regina Chalita, MD; Eduardo Sone Soriano, MD; Lincoln Leme Freitas, MD; Rubens Belfort, Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):303-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-17

Traumatic Epithelial Flap Detachment After Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis

Kazuo Tsuji, MD; Takahiro Yamamoto, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD, PhD; Ikuko Toda, MD, PhD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):305-307 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-18

Intracorneal Asymmetrical Rings for Keratoconus: Where Should the Thicker Segment Be Implanted?

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):307-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-19

Bacillus megaterium Delayed Onset Lamellar Keratitis After LASIK

Jerome C Ramos-Esteban, MD; Juan Javier Servat, MD; Shachar Tauber, MD; Frank Bia, MD, MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):309-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-20

Reports

Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity, Reading Speed, and Wavefront Analysis: Pseudophakic Eye With Multifocal IOL (ReSTOR) Versus Fellow Phakic Eye in Non-presbyopic Patients

Carlos E Souza, MD; Vanessa M Gerente, MD; Maria Regina Chalita, MD; Eduardo Sone Soriano, MD; Lincoln Leme Freitas, MD; Rubens Belfort, Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):303-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-17

Traumatic Epithelial Flap Detachment After Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis

Kazuo Tsuji, MD; Takahiro Yamamoto, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD, PhD; Ikuko Toda, MD, PhD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):305-307 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-18

Intracorneal Asymmetrical Rings for Keratoconus: Where Should the Thicker Segment Be Implanted?

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):307-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-19

Bacillus megaterium Delayed Onset Lamellar Keratitis After LASIK

Jerome C Ramos-Esteban, MD; Juan Javier Servat, MD; Shachar Tauber, MD; Frank Bia, MD, MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):309-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-20

BOOK REVIEW

Cornea

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):313 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-21

Wavefront Aberrations in Eyes With Acrysof Monofocal Intraocular Lenses

Prema Padmanabhan, MS; Geunyoung Yoon, PhD; Jason Porter, PhD; Srinivas K Rao, FRCSEd; Mitalee Choudhury, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):237-242 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-07

Retinal Detachment in Myopic Eyes After Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

José Ma Ruiz-Moreno, MD; Javier A Montero, MD; Concepción de la Vega, MD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Pedro Zapater, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):247-252 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-09

Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis for the Correction of High Myopia With the Schwind ESIRIS Scanning Spot Laser

Mervat Al-Attar, DRCOphth, DO; Badril Hussein, MRCOphth; Romesh Angunawela, MRCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):253-262 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-10

A Correction Formula for the Real Intraocular Pressure After LASIK for the Correction of Myopic Astigmatism

Markus Kohlhaas, MD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Andreas G Boehm, MD; Katharina Pollack, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):263-267 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-11

Accuracy of the WASCA Aberrometer Refraction Compared to Manifest Refraction in Myopia

Dan Z Reinstein, MD, MA, FRCSC; Timothy J Archer, BA, MA; Darren Couch, MCOptorn, BSc, FVCO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):268-274 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-12

A New Calibration Set of Phase Plates for Ocular Aberrometers

Pablo Rodríguez, MS; Rafael Navarro, PhD; Justo Arines, MS, OD; Salvador Bará, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):275-284 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-13

Refractive Change Induced by the LASIK Flap in a Biomechanical Finite Element Model

Chaitanya Deenadayalu; Barzin Mobasher, PhD; Subby D Rajan, PhD; Gary W Hall, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):286-292 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-15

Biomechanical Model of Corneal Transplantation

D Cabrera Fernández, PhD; A M Niazy, PhD, PE; R M Kurtz, MD; G P Djotyan, PhD; T Juhasz, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2006;22(3):293-302 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20060301-16

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