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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • October 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 10
Letters to the Editor

Matrix Optics

Richard Sheard, MA, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):841-842

Mystery of the Clonic Orbscans

Julio Ortega-Usobiaga, MD, PhD; Clara Martín-Reyes, MD; Victoria De Rojas, MD, PhD; Fernando Llovet, MD, PhD; Jaime Beltrán, MD; Julio Baviera, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):844-845

Original Article

Intrastromal Correction of Presbyopia Using a Femtosecond Laser System

Luis Antonio Ruiz, MD; Liliana Marcela Cepeda, MD; Vanessa Carolina Fuentes, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):847-854

Early Outcomes of INTRACOR Femtosecond Laser Treatment for Presbyopia

Mike P. Holzer, MD; Annett Mannsfeld, MSc; Angela Ehmer, MSc; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):855-861

Corneal Power Measurements Using Scheimpflug Imaging in Eyes with Prior Corneal Refractive Surgery

Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS; Warren E. Hill, MD, FACS; Andreas Steinmueller, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):862-868

Effect of Femtosecond Laser Energy Level on Corneal Stromal Cell Death and Inflammation

Fabricio Witzel de Medeiros, MD; Harmeet Kaur, PhD; Vandana Agrawal, MA; Shyam S. Chaurasia, PhD; Jefferey Hammel, PhD; William J. Dupps, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):869-874


Effect of Aging on Corneal Biomechanical Parameters Using the Ocular Response Analyzer

Kazutaka Kamiya, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD; Fumiko Ohmoto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):888-893

Brief Review

Impact on the Corneal Endothelium of Mitomycin C During Photorefractive Keratectomy

Danny S. Roh, BS; James L. Funderburgh, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):894-897


Comparison of Clinical and Patient-Reported Outcomes with Bilateral AcrySof Toric or Spherical Control Intraocular Lenses

Stephen S. Lane, MD; Paul Ernest, MD; Kevin M. Miller, MD; Kendra S. Hileman, PhD; Blake Harris, BS; Curtis R. Waycaster, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):899-901

Femtosecond Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty to Aid Visualization for Cataract Surgery

Doh Lee, MD, PhD; Jin-Hyoung Kim, MD; Sae-Hoon Oh, MD; Suk-Kyue Choi, MD; Jung Kweon Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):902-904

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