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 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Calculating the Keratometric Refractive Index

Maria Borrelli, MD; Carlo Irregolare, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):10-11



George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):7-8

Original Article

Topography-guided Custom Ablation for Irregular Corneal Astigmatism Using the NIDEK NAVEX Laser System

Yoko Yoshida, MD; Tomoaki Nakamura, MD; Norihiko Yoshida, MD; Shuya Hara, MD; Takashi Kojima, MD; Kazuo Ichikawa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):24-32

Prospective Evaluation of Intraocular Lens Calculation After Myopic Refractive Surgery

Monica Khalil, MD; Amit Chokshi, MD; Robert Latkany, MD; Guopei Yu, MD, MPH; Mark G Speaker, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):33-38

Exacerbation of Granular Corneal Dystrophy Type II (Avellino Corneal Dystrophy) After LASEK

Jae Hwan Lee, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; Christopher Seungkyu Lee, MD; Dong Ho Lee, MD; Woon Cho Kim; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):39-45


Dynamics of Small-incision Clear Cornea Wounds After Phacoemulsification Surgery Using Optical Coherence Tomography in the Early Postoperative Period

Walter J Stark, MD; Ashley Behrens, MD; Kimberly A Pratzer, COT, ROUB; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):46-49

Laser Refractive Surgery in a Patient With a Prepapillary Arterial Loop

Miguel J Maldonado, MD, PhD; Alfredo García-Layana, MD, PhD; Iñigo Corcóstegui, MD, PhD; Angel Salinas-Alaman, MD, PhD; Allan R Rutzen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):49-51

Undetected Development of Glaucoma After Radial Keratotomy

Alexander Friedrich Scheuerle, MD; Michael Martin, MD; Gerd Auffarth, MD; Hans Eberhard Voelcker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):51-54


Introduction to the Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Advanced Surface Ablation & SBK

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; William B. Trattler, MD; Richard Yee, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):S55-S56

Epi-LASIK Versus Epi-LASEK

Daniel Wyler, BS; Massimo Camellin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):S57-S63

Photorefractive Keratectomy With 0.02% Mitomycin C for Treatment of Residual Refractive Errors After LASIK

Sathish Srinivasan, FRCSEd, FRCOphth; Antony Drake, MD; Sheldon Herzig, MD, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):S64-S67

Depth-dependent Cohesive Tensile Strength in Human Donor Corneas: Implications for Refractive Surgery

J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Daniel G Dawson, MD; Hans E Grossniklaus, MD; Bernard E McCarey, PhD; Henry F Edelhauser, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):S85-S89

Biomechanical and Wound Healing Characteristics of Corneas After Excimer Laser Keratorefractive Surgery

Daniel G Dawson, MD; Hans E Grossniklaus, MD; Henry F Edelhauser, PhD; Bernard E McCarey, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(1):S90-S96

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