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
  • June 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 6
Letter to the Editor

Modified Astigmatism Correction Nomogram

Louis D. “Skip” Nichamin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):562-563

What About LASEK?

James J. Salz, MD; Jorge L. Alio, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):564

Original Article

Epithelial Thickness in the Normal Cornea: Three-dimensional Display With Artemis Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Ronald H Silverman, PhD; D. Jackson Coleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):571-581

PRK and Butterfly LASEK: Prospective, Randomized, Contralateral Eye Comparison of Epithelial Healing and Ocular Discomfort

Vinícius C Ghanem, MD; Giselle C Souza, MD; Denise C Souza, MD; Sarah L. P Weber, MD; Juliana M. Z Viese, MD; Newton Kara-José, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):591-599

Measure of Keratoconus Progression Using Orbscan II

Hyojin Kim, PhD; Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):600-605

Intrasubject Corneal Thickness Asymmetry

Stephen S Khachikian, MD; Michael W Belin, MD; Joseph B Ciolino, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):606-609

Intraoperative Corneal Thickness Measurement Using Optical Coherence Pachymetry and Corneo-Gage Plus Ultrasound Pachymetry

Jenn-Chyuan Wang, FRCS(Ophth); Catey Bunce, MSc; Hung-Ming Lee, FRCS(Ed)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):610-614

Comparability and Intra-/Interobserver Reliability of Anterior Chamber Depth Measurements With the Pentacam and IOLMaster

Vijay Savant, FRCS(Ed), MRCOpth; Randhir Chavan, MRCOphth; B. Ilango, FRCOphth; Sreekumari Pushpoth, MRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):615-618

Contrast Sensitivity and Higher Order Aberrations in Eyes Implanted With AcrySof IQ SN60WF and AcrySof SN60AT Intraocular Lenses

Shady T Awwad, MD; Dorotheea Warmerdam, MD; R. Wayne Bowman, MD; Surendar Dwarakanathan, MD; H. Dwight Cavanagh, MD, PhD; James P. McCulley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):619-625

Synergistic Effect of Ethanol and Mitomycin C on Corneal Stroma

Jackson Barreto Jr, MD; Marcelo V Netto, MD; Samir Bechara, MD; Ruth Santo, MD, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD; Newton Kara-Jose, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):626-632

Effects of Topical Mitomycin C on the Ciliary Body and Intraocular Pressure After PRK: An Experimental Study

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Spyridon Charisis, MD; Vasilios F Diakonis, MD; Aristofanis I Pallikaris, PhD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Dimitrios I Bouzoukis, MD; Irine Naoumidi, PhD; Miltiadis K Tsilimbaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):633-638

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Measurements Before and After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Fabio De Feo, MD; Michele Iester, MD, PhD; Marina Papadia, MD; Graziano Bricola, MD, PhD; Carlo E Traverso, MD; GianMaria Venturino, MD; Giovanni Calabria, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):639-644


Regularity of Human Corneal Flaps Prepared by Femtosecond Laser Technology

Urs Vossmerbaeumer, MD, MSc; Jost B Jonas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):645-648

Posterior Chamber Visian Implantable Collamer Lens: Stability and Evaluation Following Traumatic Grenade Explosion

Matthew B McCauley, MD; Daniel M Anderson, MS; Anthony J Johnson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):648-651

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Following LASIK for Hyperopia

Tat-Keong Chan, MBBS, FRCSEd; Marcus C. C Lim, MA, MB, BChir, MRCSEd

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(6):651-652

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