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

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Past Issue
  • September 2008
  • Volume 24 · Issue 7


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):662



George O Waring III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):662-663

Letter to the Editor
Original Article

Photorefractive Keratectomy and Butterfly Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis: A Prospective, Contralateral Study

Vinícius Coral Ghanem, MD; Newton Kara-José, MD; Ramon Coral Ghanem, MD; Samuel Angelo Coral, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):671-684

Association Between Ocular Dominance and Refraction

Ilker Eser, MD; Frank Schwendeman, OD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Jason E Stahl, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):685-689

Influence of Age on Ocular Wavefront Aberration Changes With Accommodation

Yoshihiko Iida, MD; Misae Ito, CO; Kimiya Shimizu, MD; Masanobu Suzuki, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):696-701

Optical Aberrations in Pseudophakic Eyes After 2.5-mm Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy for Posterior Capsule Opacification

Fabrizio Casprini, MD, PhD; Gian Marco Tosi, MD, PhD; Angelo Balestrazzi, MD, PhD; Marco Lazzarotto, MD; Alex Malandrini, MD; Francesca Lepri, MD; Gianluca Martone, MD; Tomaso Caporossi, MD; Aldo Caporossi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):702-706


Lack of Progression of Ectasia Seven Years After LASIK in a Highly Myopic Keratoconic Eye

Mario Jampaulo, MD; Robert K. Maloney, MD, MA (Oxon)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):707-709

Photorefractive Keratectomy Retreatment After LASIK

Jukka A. O Moilanen, MD; Waldir Neira-Zalentein, MD; Ilpo S Tuisku, MD; Timo M. T Tervo, MD; Juha M Holopainen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):710-712


Introduction to the Proceedings of the Third International Congress of Corneal Cross-Linking

Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Michael Mrochen, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S713-S714

Immunofluorescence Confocal Microscopy of Porcine Corneas Following Collagen Cross-linking Treatment With Riboflavin and Ultraviolet A

Kátia M Bottós, MD; Caio V. S Regatieri, MD; Juliana L Dreyfuss, PharmD, PhD; Acácio A. S Lima-Filho, PharmD, PhD; Helena B Nader, BSc, BEd, PhD; Paulo Schor, MD; Wallace Chamon, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S715-S719

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in Progressive Keratoconus: Preliminary Results

Christine Wittig-Silva, MD; Mark Whiting, FRANZCO; Ecosse Lamoureux, PhD; Laurie J Sullivan, FRANZCO; Richard G Lindsay, BScOptom; Grant R Snibson, FRANZCO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S720-S725

Staged Intrastromal Delivery of Riboflavin With UVA Cross-linking in Advanced Bullous Keratopathy: Laboratory Investigation and First Clinical Case

Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Jerome C Ramos-Esteban, MD; A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S730-S736

Cigarette Smoking is Negatively Associated With Keratoconus

Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Frederik Raiskup-Wolf, MD; Eberhard Kuhlisch; Lutz E Pillunat, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S737-S740

Short Chain Aliphatic β-nitro Alcohols for Corneoscleral Cross-linking: Corneal Endothelial Toxicity Studies

David C Paik, MD; Quan Wen, MD; Richard E Braunstein, MD; Stephen L Trokel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S741-S747

Comparative Study of Riboflavin-UVA Cross-linking and “Flash-linking” Using Surface Wave Elastometry

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Ying Qian, MD; Jerome C Ramos-Esteban, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Satish Herekar, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S748-S751

Efficacy and Safety of Blue-light Scleral Cross-linking

Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Hans Peter Iseli, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Peter Wiedemann, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2008;24(7):S752-S755

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