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
  • January Supplement 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Primary Myopia Using NIDEK Topography-guided Customized Aspheric Transition Zone

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio Camesasca, MD; Harkaran Bains; Silvia Trazza, OD; Elena Albè, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S89-S92

Original Article

Mitomycin C in Photorefractive Keratectomy

Ashraf Shalaby, MD; Geoffrey B. Kaye, MB ChB; Howard V. Gimbel, MD MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S93-S97

Outcomes of Hyperopic LASIK With the NIDEK NAVEX Platform Centered on the Visual Axis or Line of Sight

Omid Kermani, MD; Uwe Oberheide, MD; Karl Schmiedt, MD; Georg Gerten, MD; Harkaran S Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S98-S103

Assessing Visual Quality With the Point Spread Function Using the NIDEKOPD-Scan II

Edoardo A Ligabue, MD; Cristina Giordano, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S104-S109

The Use of NIDEK OPD Scan II Wavefront Aberrometry in Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation

Luca Gualdi, MD; Veronica Cappello, MD; Cristina Giordano, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S110-S115

A New Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy Mode Using the NIDEKCXIII Excimer Laser

Luca Buzzonetti, MD; Gianni Petrocelli, MD; Antonio Laborante, MD; Emilio Mazzilli, MD; Mario Gaspari, MD; Paolo Valente, MD; Elisa Francia, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S122-S124

Confocal Microscopy of Corneal Sub-basal Nerve Plexus: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis in Healthy and Pathologic Eyes

Edoardo Midena, MD; Marta Cortese, MD; Stefania Miotto, MD; Fabiano Cavarzeran, ScD; Catia Gambato, MD; Alessandra Ghirlando, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S125-S130

Topography-guided (NIDEK Customized Aspheric Treatment Zone) Photorefractive Keratectomy With Mitomycin C After Penetrating Keratoplasty for Keratoconus: Case Report

Jackson Barreto Jr,, MD; Marcelo V. Netto, MD; Mayumi Nakano, MD; Alexandre Reis, MD; Milton Ruiz Alves, MD; Samir Jacob Bechara, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S131-S135

Bioptics With LASIK Flap First for the Treatment of High Ametropia

Merab L. Dvali, MD, PhD; Nana A. Tsinsadze, MD, PhD; Bella V. Sirbiladze, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(1):S160-S162

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