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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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • November 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 9
Editorial
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Troutman Award for Editorial Excellence—16 Years of Inspired Contributions

George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):863-864 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-01

Letters to the Editor

Intraocular Lens Tilt and Decentration After Phacoemulsification Surgery in Patients With and Without Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Tugrul Akin, MD; Umit Aykan, MD; Tamer Fazil Yildiz, MD; Koray Karadayi, MD; Ahmet Hamdi Bilge, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):865 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-02

A Systematic Review of Ferrara’s Ring in the Treatment of Keratoconus

Regina P. El Dib, PhD; Denise de Freitas, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):865-866 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-25

Original Article

Myopic Phakic STAAR Collamer Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses for Keratoconus

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Ana Palacios, OD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):867-874 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-03

Measurement of LASIK Flap Thickness With Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

Arthur C. K Cheng, MRCS, FCOphth(HK); Thomas Ho, MRCOphth; Silvania Lau, BSc; Amy L Wong, MRCS; Chris Leung, MD; Dennis S. C Lam, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):879-884 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-05

Effect of Thin Femtosecond LASIK Flaps on Corneal Sensitivity and Tear Function

Irina S Barequet, MD; Ami Hirsh, MD; Samuel Levinger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):897-902 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-08

Multifocal Corneal Ablation for Hyperopic Presbyopes

Seok Won Jung, MD; Min Jung Kim, MS; Shin Hae Park, MD; Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):903-910 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-09

Customized Topography-guided Photorefractive Keratectomy With the MEL-70 Platform and Mitomycin C to Correct Hyperopia After Radial Keratotomy

Ramon C Ghanem, MD; Denise C de Souza, MD; Vinicius C Ghanem, MD; Newton Kara-José, MD, PhD; Emir A Ghanem, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):911-922 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-10

Haze Development After Photorefractive Keratectomy: Mechanical vs Ethanol Epithelial Removal in Rabbits

Fabricio Witzel de Medeiros, MD; Rajiv R Mohan, PhD; Chikako Suto, MD; Sunilima Sinhá, BA; Shyam S Chaurasia, PhD; Vera L Bonilha, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):923-927 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-11

A Prospective Bilateral Comparison of Epi-LASIK and LASEK for Myopia

Ahmet Hondur, MD; Kamil Bilgihan, MD; Berati Hasanreisoglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):928-934 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-12

Seven-year Follow-up of LASIK for Moderate to Severe Myopia

Zhaoqiang Liu, MD, PhD; Yan Li, PhD; Zhenying Cheng, MD; Hua Jiang, MD; Fang Zhou, MD; Jinghai Li, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):935-940 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-13

Biomechanics

Corneal Biomechanical Metrics in Eyes With Refraction of –19.00 to +9.00 D in Healthy Brazilian Patients

Bruno M. Fontes, MD; Renato Ambrósio_Jr, MD, PhD; Ruiz S Alonso, MD; Daniela Jardim, MD; Walton Nosé, MD; Guillermo C. Velarde, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):941-945 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-14

Estimation of Posterior Corneal Power for IOL Calculation After Myopic LASIK

Sabong Srivannaboon, MD; Thanapat Rakpanichmanee, MD; Han-Bor Fam, FRCSE; Arthur C. K Cheng, MRCS, FCOphth(HK)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):946-951 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-15

Reports

Tracking Difficulties After Femtosecond Laser Flap Creation With the LADARVision Excimer Laser System

Jerome C Ramos-Esteban, MD; Sonya Bamba, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):953-956 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-16

The Visian Myopic Implantable Collamer Lens Does Not Significantly Affect Axial Length Measurement With the IOLMaster

Donald R. Sanders, MD, PhD; David A Bernitsky, MD; Robert P Rivera, MD; Paul J Harton_Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):957-959 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-17

Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome Following Iris-claw Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Shin Hae Park, MD; Hyung Il Kim, MD; So Youl Kim, MD; Suk Woo Yang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):959-961 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-18

Proceedings

Application of the Polychromatic Defocus Transfer Function to Multifocal Lenses

Jim Schwiegerling, PhD; Junoh Choi, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):965-969 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-20

Where is the Optimum Far-point for a Presbyopic Eye?

Larry N Thibos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):970-975 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-21

Adaptive Calibration of Dynamic Accommodation—Implications for Accommodating Intraocular Lenses

Shrikant R Bharadwaj, PhD; Clifton M Schor, OD, PhD, FAAO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):984-990 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-23

In Vivo Application and Imaging of Intralenticular Femtosecond Laser Pulses for the Restoration of Accommodation

Michael Fromm, MSc; Silvia Schumacher, MSc; Uwe Oberheide, PhD; Georg Gerten, MD; Alfred Wegener, PhD; Holger Lubatschowski, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(9):991-995 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20081101-24

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