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
  • October 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 8
Letters to the Editor

Corneal Power After Myopic LASIK

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):769-770

Original Articles

Comparison of the Toric Implantable Collamer Lens and Custom Ablation LASIK for Myopic Astigmatism

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):773-778

Wavefront Optimized Versus Custom-Q Treatments in Surface Ablation for Myopic Astigmatism With the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO Laser

Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Ling Wang, MD, MS; Tore A. Nitter, MD, PhD; Mirko R. Jankov, MD; Qinmei Wang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):779-789

Comparison of Higher Order Aberrations Measured by NIDEK OPD-Scan Dynamic Skiascopy and Zeiss WASCA Hartmann-Shack Aberrometers

Alejandro Cerviño, OD, PhD, MCOptom; Sarah L. Hosking, BSc(Hon), PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, DBO; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):790-796

Accuracy and Precision of LASIK Flap Thickness Using the IntraLase Femtosecond Laser in 1000 Consecutive Cases

Gerard Sutton, FRANZCO, FRACS, MBBS; Chris Hodge, BAppSc(Orth)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):802-806

Posterior Corneal Curvature Measurements With Peripheral Fitting Zones Before and After Myopic LASIK Using Orbscan II

Arthur C. K. Cheng, MRCS, FCOphth(HK); Srinivas K. Rao, FRCS; Thomas Ho, MRCOphth; Silvania Lau, BSc; Dennis S. C. Lam, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):807-810

Postoperative Optical Aberrations in Eyes Implanted With AcrySof Spherical and Aspheric Intraocular Lenses

Luis Cadarso, MD; Alberto Ollero, MD; Ana Iglesias, MD; Begoña Pita, MD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):811-816

Effectiveness of Cultured Human Keratinocyte Onlays on Epithelial Healing and Clinical Outcome After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Seung Ah Chung, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Jin Kook Kim, MD, PhD; IK Hee Ryu, MD; Hyung Keun Lee, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):826-832

Multiphoton-mediated Corneal Flap Generation Using the 80 MHz Nanojoule Femtosecond Near-Infrared Laser

Bao-Gui Wang, MD; Chris P. Lohmann, MD, PhD; Harald Schubert, PhD; Iris Riemann, PhD; Karl-Juergen Halbhuber, MD; Karsten König, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):833-839


Phakic Toric Implantable Collamer Lens Implantation for the Correction of High Myopic Astigmatism in Eyes With Keratoconus

Kazutaka Kamiya, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD; Wakako Ando, COT; Tadatoshi Fujisawa, MD, PhD; Yoshimori Asato, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):840-842

Development of Unilateral Corneal Ectasia After PRK With Ipsilateral Preoperative Forme Fruste Keratoconus

Jacob Reznik, MD; James J. Salz, MD; Alena Klimava, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):843-847

Assessment of Keratocyte Activation Following LASIK With Flap Creation Using the IntraLase FS60 Laser

R. Wayne Bowman, MD; W. Matthew Petroll, PhD; H. Dwight Cavanagh, MD, PhD; Steven M. Verity, MD; V. Vinod Mootha, MD; James P. McCulley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):847-849

Subconjunctival Gas Bubble Formation During LASIK Flap Creation Using Femtosecond Laser

Takeshi Ide, MD, PhD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; David A. Goldman, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Terrence P. O’Brien, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(8):850-851

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