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 Supplement 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 10
Original Article

Keratoconus Detection Using Corneal Topography

Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S958-S962

Customized Aspheric Treatment Zone Ablation to Treat Irregular Corneas After Corneal Refractive Surgery

Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD, FRCS; Harkaran S. Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S917-S921

Total, Corneal, and Internal Ocular Optical Aberrations in Patients With Keratoconus

Zuzana Schlegel, MD; Yara Lteif, MD; Harkaran S. Bains; Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S951-S957

Axis Alignment and Rotational Stability After Implantation of the Toric Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopic Astigmatism

Ayman N. Hashem, MD, FRCS; Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD, FRCS; Hamed M. Anwar, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S939-S943

Comparison of Myopic LASIK Centered on the Coaxially Sighted Corneal Light Reflex or Line of Sight

Shigeki Okamoto, MD; Kaku Kimura, MD; Masakazu Funakura; Nobuo Ikeda; Hiroyuki Hiramatsu; Harkaran S. Bains

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S944-S950

Confocal Microscopy of Corneal Stroma and Endothelium After LASIK and PRK

Javad Amoozadeh, MD; Soheil Aliakbari, MD; Amir-Houshang Behesht-Nejad, MD; Mohammad-Amin Seyedian, MD; Bijan Rezvan, DDS; Hassan Hashemi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S963-S967


Hideo Ozawa: A Personal Perspective

George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(10):S915-S915

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