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
  • May 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 5
Letter to the Editor

Metrics for Keratoconus

Brian Boxer Wachler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):460-462

What About LASEK?

Massimo Camellin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):462

Original Article

LASIK in Children With Hyperopic Anisometropic Amblyopia

Canan Asli Utine, MD, MSc; Hanefi Cakir, MD; Abdulkadir Egemenoglu, MD; Irfan Perente, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):464-472

The Effect of Cyclosporine A (Restasis) on Recovery of Visual Acuity Following LASIK

Roxana Ursea, MD; Bryan U Tan, MD; Tracy L Purcell, PhD; Aniruddha Nalgirkar, MD; Mario E Lovaton, MD; Michael P Ehrenhaus, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):473-476

Correction of Presbyopia in Hyperopia With a Center-distance, Paracentral-near Technique Using the Technolas 217z Platform

Dolores Ortiz, PhD; Roberto Pinelli, MD; Anna Simonetto, MA; Esperanza Sala, OD; Cristian Bacchi, OD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):494-500

Custom-designed Toric Phakic Intraocular Lenses to Correct High Corneal Astigmatism

Erik L Mertens, MD, FEBO; Donald R. Sanders, MD, PhD; Pauline N Vitale, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):501-506

Phakic Refractive Lens: Two-year Results

Annemari Koivula, MD; Mikaela Taube, RN

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):507-515

Comparison Between LASEK With Mitomycin C and LASIK for the Correction of Myopia of –7.00 to –13.75 D

Laura de Benito-Llopis, MD; Jose M Sánchez-Pina, DO; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):516-523

Effect of Flap Thickness on Higher Order Wavefront Aberrations Induced by LASIK: A Bilateral Study

Zhen-Ying Cheng, MD, PhD; Ji C He, PhD; Ren-Yuan Chu, MD; Xing-Tao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):524-529

Pupil Center Shift Relative to the Coaxially Sighted Corneal Light Reflex Under Natural and Pharmacologically Dilated Conditions

Uzeyir Erdem, MD; Orkun Muftuoglu, MD; Fatih Çakir Gundogan, MD; Gungor Sobaci, MD; Atilla Bayer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):530-538

Comparison of Techniques for Corneal Power Assessment After Myopic LASIK Without the Use of Preoperative Data

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):539-543


Recalcitrant Epithelial Ingrowth in Patients With Compromised Eyelid Function

David B Samimi, BA; D. Rex Hamilton, MD, MS, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):544-546

Long-term Endothelial Cell Loss After Traumatic Dislocation and Repositioning of Artisan Phakic IOL

Bernardo Mutani, MD; Ugo de Sanctis, MD, PhD; Federico M Grignolo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):546-548

Spontaneous Bilateral, Recurrent, Late-onset Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis After LASIK in a Patient With Cogan’s Syndrome

Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Carlos Barrera, MD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):548-550

Microbial Keratitis After INTACS Implantation With Loose Suture

Hasan Hashemi, MD; Reza Ghaffari, MD; Masood Mohammadi, MD; Mohammad Miraftaab, MD; Sasan Moghimi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(5):551-552

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