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
  • October 2007
  • Volume 23 · Issue 8

Central Flap Necrosis After LASIK

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Jay J Meyer, MPH; Bryan C Hainline, MD; Marianne O Price, PhD; Francis W Price, Jr, MD; David M Choi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):741-742


Near Visual Acuity for Everyday Activities With Accommodative and Monofocal Intraocular Lenses

Donald R Sanders, MD, PhD; Monica L Sanders, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):747-751


Refractive Lens Exchange: The Quadruple Win and Current Perspectives

I Howard Fine, MD; Richard S Hoffman, MD; Mark Packer, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):819-824


Evaluation of Higher Order Ocular Aberrations in Patients With Keratoconus

Li Lim, FRCS, MMed; Rui Hua Wei, MD, MSc; Wing Kwong Chan, FRCS, MMed; Donald T H Tan, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):825-828

Peripheral Herpes Simplex Keratitis Following LASIK

Günhal Kamburoglu, MD; Aylin Ertan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):742-743

Vision-related Quality of Life Comparison for Emmetropes, Myopes After Refractive Surgery, and Myopes Wearing Spectacles or Contact Lenses

Christine Y Chen, MBBS; Jill E Keeffe, PhD; Pam Garoufalis, BOrth; Fakir M A Islam, PhD; Mohamed Dirani, BOrth; Terry A Couper, BSc; Hugh R Taylor, AC, MD; Paul N Baird, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):752-759

Corneal Wavefront-guided LASIK Retreatments for Correction of Highly Aberrated Corneas Following Refractive Surgery

Jorge Alió, MD, PhD; Ahmed Galal, MD, PhD; Raúl Montalbán, OD; David Piñero, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):760-773

Higher Order Wavefront Aberrations and Topography in Early and Suspected Keratoconus

Batool Jafri, MD; Xiaohui Li, MD, MSc; Huiying Yang, MD, PhD; Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):774-781

Absence of Keratectasia After LASIK in Eyes With Preoperative Central Corneal Thickness of 450 to 500 Microns

Andrew I Caster, MD; David W Friess, OD; Richard J Potvin, MASc, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):782-788

The Correlation of Pupil Size Measured by Colvard Pupillometer and Orbscan II

Yi-Ting Hsieh, MD; Fung-Rong Hu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):789-795

Changes in Pupil Size and Centroid Shift in Eyes With Uncomplicated In-the-Bag IOL Implantation

Gungor Sobaci, MD; Uzeyir Erdem, MD; Yusuf Uysal, MD; Orkun Muftuoglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):796-799

Determination of the Modulus of Elasticity of the Human Cornea

Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD; Defu Wang, MSc; David Pye, MOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):808-818

Anterior Chamber Gas Bubble Formation During Femtosecond Laser Flap Creation for LASIK

Sathish Srinivasan, FRCSEd, FRCOphth; David S Rootman, MD, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):828-830

Shewanella putrefaciens Keratitis in the Lamellar Bed 6 Years After LASIK

Hee-Jung S Park, MD, MPH; Sonal S Tuli, MD; Donald M Downer, MD; A Reza Gohari, MD; Milan Shah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):830-832

Infectious Keratitis After Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis

Anand Parthasarathy, MD; Julian Theng, FRCS; Seng-Ei Ti, FRCS; Donald T H Tan, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(8):832-835

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