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”
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• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance

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Journal Impact Factor
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • March 2007
  • Volume 23 · Issue 3
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Differentiating Keratoconus and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration/Reply

Aylin Ertan, MD; Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):221-222 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-01

Comparative Analysis of Postoperative Changes in Higher Order Aberrations Following LASIK and Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Ho Won Lee, MD; Sung Chul Park, MD; Dong Woo Park, MD; Tae-Young Chung, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):224-225 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-03

Letters to the Editor

Differentiating Keratoconus and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration/Reply

Aylin Ertan, MD; Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):221-222 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-01

Comparative Analysis of Postoperative Changes in Higher Order Aberrations Following LASIK and Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Ho Won Lee, MD; Sung Chul Park, MD; Dong Woo Park, MD; Tae-Young Chung, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):224-225 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-03

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Prophylactic Mitomycin C to Inhibit Corneal Haze After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Residual Myopia Following Radial Keratotomy

Belquiz A Nassaralla, MD, PhD; Stephen D McLeod, MD; João J Nassaralla, Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):226-232 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-04

REPORTS

A Comparative Confocal Microscopy Analysis After LASIK With the IntraLase Femtosecond Laser vs Hansatome Microkeratome

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):305-307 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-15

Do Environmental Factors Influence Excimer Laser Pulse Fluence and Efficacy?

Paulo Elias Correa Dantas, MD; Cristiane Loiola Martins, MD; Luciene Barbosa de Souza, MD; M Cristina Nishiwaki Dantas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):307-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-16

A Cluster of Nocardia Keratitis After LASIK

Prashant Garg, MD; Savitri Sharma, MD; Geeta K Vemuganti, MD; Balasubramanya Ramamurthy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):309-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-17

Bilateral Bacterial Keratitis in Three Patients Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

Farid Karimian, MD; Alireza Baradaran-Rafii, MD; Mohammad-Ali Javadi, MD; Roshanak Nazari, MD; Hossein Mohammad Rabei, MD; Mohammad-Reza Jafarinasab, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):312-315 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-18

Reports

A Comparative Confocal Microscopy Analysis After LASIK With the IntraLase Femtosecond Laser vs Hansatome Microkeratome

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):305-307 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-15

Do Environmental Factors Influence Excimer Laser Pulse Fluence and Efficacy?

Paulo Elias Correa Dantas, MD; Cristiane Loiola Martins, MD; Luciene Barbosa de Souza, MD; M Cristina Nishiwaki Dantas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):307-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-16

A Cluster of Nocardia Keratitis After LASIK

Prashant Garg, MD; Savitri Sharma, MD; Geeta K Vemuganti, MD; Balasubramanya Ramamurthy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):309-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-17

Bilateral Bacterial Keratitis in Three Patients Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

Farid Karimian, MD; Alireza Baradaran-Rafii, MD; Mohammad-Ali Javadi, MD; Roshanak Nazari, MD; Hossein Mohammad Rabei, MD; Mohammad-Reza Jafarinasab, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):312-315 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-18

Central Flap Necrosis After LASIK With Microkeratome and Femtosecond Laser Created Flaps

Bryan C Hainline, MD; Marianne O Price, PhD; David M Choi, MD; Francis W Price, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):233-242 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-05

Early Transient Visual Acuity Loss After LASIK Due to Steroid-induced Elevation of Intraocular Pressure

Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD; David Landau, MD; Frederik Raiskup, MD; Faik Orucov, MD; Eyal Strassman, MD; Eytan Z Blumenthal, MD; Abraham Solomon, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):244-251 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-06

Higher Order Aberrations and Relative Risk of Symptoms After LASIK

Munish Sharma, MD; Brian S Boxer Wachler, MD; Colin C K Chan, MD, FRANZCO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):252-256 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-07

The Genetic Effect on Refractive Error and Anterior Corneal Aberration: Twin Eye Study

Lung-Kun Yeh, MD; Cheng-Jen Chiu, MD, MA; Chieh-Fang Fong, MD, MA; I-Jong Wang, MD, PhD; Wei-Li Chen, MD; Chuhsing Kate Hsiao, PhD; Samuel C M Huang; Yung-Feng Shih, MD; Fung-Rong Hu, MD; Luke L K Lin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):257-265 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-08

Inter- and Intraobserver Reliability of Pupil Diameter Measurement During 24 Hours Using the Colvard Pupillometer

Michael K Yoon, MD; Gregory Schmidt, MD; Thomas Lietman, MD; Stephen D McLeod, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):266-271 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-09

Microkeratome-assisted Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Pseudophakic and Aphakic Corneal Edema

Hasan Hashemi, MD; Jila Noori, MD; Mohammad A Zare, MD; Firoozeh Rahimi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):272-278 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-10

Flap-induced Refraction Change in LASIK After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Telma Pereira, MD; Adriana S Forseto, MD; Gustave Nosé Alberti; Walton Nosé, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):279-283 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-11

Astigmatism and the Impact of Relaxing Incisions After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Margareta Claesson, MD; W John Armitage, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):284-289 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-12

Tear Volume and Stability After LASIK

Sudi Patel, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Alberto Artola, MD, PhD; Maria-Jose Martinez, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):290-298 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-13

Confocal Microscopy and Histopathological Examination of Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis in an Experimental Animal Model

Ma Victoria de Rojas Silva, MD, PhD; Maximino J Abraldes, MD, PhD; Elío Díez-Feijóo, MD, PhD; Purificación Mera Yáñez, MD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Manuel Sánchez-Salorio, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2007;23(3):299-304 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20070301-14

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