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
  • January 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Wavefront Reconstruction Methods

Guang-ming Dai, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):9-11

Wavefront Reconstruction Methods

Douglas D. Koch, MD; Li Wang, MD, PhD; Dimitri A. Chernyak, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):9-11


25 Years. 3000 Articles. 5000 Authors.

George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):7-8

Original Article

Aspheric Intraocular Lens Selection Based on Corneal Wavefront

Mark Packer, MD, FACS; I. Howard Fine, MD; Richard S. Hoffman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):12-20

Induced Astigmatism With 2.2- and 3.0-mm Coaxial Phacoemulsification Incisions

Samuel Masket, MD; Li Wang, MD, PhD; Shaleen Belani, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):21-24

Factors Affecting Contrast Sensitivity With the Artisan Phakic Intraocular Lens for High Myopia

Takefumi Yamaguchi, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Naoko Kato, MD; Hiroyuki Arai, MD; Ikuko Toda, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):25-32

Thin LASIK Flap Creation Using the SCHWIND Carriazo-Pendular Microkeratome

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Sophia I. Panagopoulou, MS; Nikolaos S. Tsiklis, MD, MSc; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):33-36

LASIK for Hyperopic Astigmatism and Presbyopia Using Micro-monovision With the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL80 Platform

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Darren G. Couch, BScOptom; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):37-58

Variability of Higher Order Wavefront Aberrations After Blinks

Krisztina Hagyó, MD; Bela Csakany, MD; János Németh, DSc; Zsolt Lang

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):59-68

Visual Performance After Reduced Blinking in Eyes With Soft Contact Lenses or After LASIK

Ikuko Toda, MD; Chikako Sakai, BSc; Atsushi Yoshida, OD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD; Yoshiko Hori-Komai, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):69-73


Endothelial Decompensation Following Epithelial LASIK With Loss of Epithelial Flap

Sameer Kaushal, MD; Gaurav Prakash, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD; Jeewan S. Titiyal, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):74-76

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