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
  • April 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 4
Letter to the Editor

Planar Flaps With the Carriazo-Pendular Microkeratome

Diego de Ortueta, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):322-323


Custom Phototherapeutic Keratectomy and Autologous Fibrin-cultured Limbal Stem Cell Autografting: A Combined Approach

P. Vinciguerra, MD; G. Pellegrini, PhD; E. Albè, MD; E. Di Iorio, PhD; P. Rosetta, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):323-324

Original Article

Cyclosporine 0.05% Ophthalmic Preparation to Aid Recovery From Loss of Corneal Sensitivity After LASIK

Gholam A. Peyman, MD; Donald R. Sanders, MD, PhD; Juan F. Batlle, MD; Rafael Féliz, MD; Ginny Cabrera, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):337-343

Pseudoaccommodation and Visual Acuity With Technovision PresbyLASIK and a Theoretical Simulated Array® Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Carlos Illueca, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; David Mas, PhD; Dolores Ortiz, PhD; Jorge Pérez, PhD; Esperanza Sala, OD; J. Espinosa, MsC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):344-349

Phakic Refractive Lens (Medennium) for Correction of +4.00 to +6.00 Diopters: 1-year Follow-Up

Raquel Gil-Cazorla, DOO; Esther Arranz-Marquez, MD, PhD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD; Celeste Marina-Verde, DOO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):350-354

Central Corneal Thickness Measurements by Ultrasound, Orbscan II, and Visante OCT After LASIK for Myopia

Srinivas K. Rao, FRCS; Arthur C. K. Cheng, MRCS, FCOphth(HK); Silvania Lau, BSc; Dennis S. C. Lam, FRCS, FRCOphth; Chris K. S. Leung, MRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):361-365

Ablation Centration After Active Eye Tracker-assisted LASIK and Comparison of Flying-spot and Broad-beam Laser

Jane-Ming Lin, MD; Wen-Lu Chen, MD; Yi-Yu Tsai, MD, PhD; Chun-Chi Chiang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):371-376

Management of Irregular Astigmatism Following Rotationally Disoriented Free Cap After LASIK

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Virginia Miraldi Utz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):383-391

Comparison of Corneal Deposits After LASIK and PRK in Eyes With Granular Corneal Dystrophy Type II

Tae-im Kim, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Sun Woong Kim, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):392-395

Review Article

LASIK-associated Dry Eye and Neurotrophic Epitheliopathy: Pathophysiology and Strategies for Prevention and Treatment

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Timo Tervo, MD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):396-407


Correction of Severe Ectasia After LASIK With Intracorneal Ring Segments

José D. Tomás, OD; Antonio Uceda-Montanes, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):408-411

Late-onset Infections After LASIK

Ana Carolina Vieira, MD; Telma Pereira, MD; Denise de Freitas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):411-413

Diagnosis of Steroid-induced Glaucoma After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Takefumi Yamaguchi, MD; Dogru Murat, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Itaru Kimura, MD; Kenya Yuki, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD; Yuichiro Ohtake, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):413-415

Special Section

Four-year Postoperative Results of the US ALLEGRETTO WAVE Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Hyperopia

Guy M. Kezirian, MD, FACS; Charles R. Moore, MD, FICS; SurgiVision® Consultants Inc WaveLight Investigator Group; Karl G. Stonecipher, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):S431-S438

Method for Optimizing Topography-guided Ablation of Highly Aberrated Eyes With the ALLEGRETTO WAVE Excimer Laser

David T. C. Lin, MD, FRCSC; Simon P. Holland, MD, FRCSC; Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):S439-S445

Optical Ray Tracing for the Calculation of Optimized Corneal Ablation Profiles in Refractive Treatment Planning

Michael Mrochen, PhD; Michael Bueeler, PhD; Christof Donitzky, MS; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(4):S446-S451

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