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

Past Issue
  • November 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 11

Graphic Reporting of Outcomes of Refractive Surgery

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; George O. Waring, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):975-978

Original Article

Complications of LASIK Flaps Made by the IntraLase 15- and 30-kHz Femtosecond Lasers

Payman Haft, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Takeshi Ide, MD, PhD; Terrence P. O’Brien, MD; William W. Culbertson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):979-984

LASIK for Myopia with Aspheric “Aberration Neutral” Ablations Using the ESIRIS Laser System

Maria Clara Arbelaez, MD; Camila Vidal, OD; Bushra Al Jabri, OD; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):991-999

Stereoacuity After Refractive Lens Exchange with AcrySof ReSTOR Intraocular Lens Implantation

Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD; Alejandro Cerviño, PhD; José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; José M. González-Méijome, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1000-1004

Effect of a Suction Device for Femtosecond Laser on Anterior Chamber Depth and Crystalline Lens Position Measured by OCT

Kathleen S. Kunert, MD; Marcus Blum, MD; Matthias Reich, PhD; Manfred Dick, PhD; Christoph Russmann, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1005-1011

Location of Steepest Corneal Area of Cone in Keratoconus Stratified by Age Using Pentacam

Aylin Ertan, MD; Günhal Kamburoglu, MD; Joseph Colin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1012-1016

Ciliary Sulcus Diameter and Two Anterior Chamber Parameters Measured by Optical Coherence Tomography and VHF Ultrasound

David P. Piñero, MSc; Ana Belén Plaza Puche, OD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1017-1025

Accuracy of WASCA Aberrometer Refraction Compared to Manifest Refraction in Chinese Adult Myopes

Xiangjia Zhu, BS; Jinhui Dai, MD; Renyuan Chu, MD; Yi Lu, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD; Lin Wang

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1026-1033

New Technique

Influence of Original Flap Creation Method on Incidence of Epithelial Ingrowth After LASIK Retreatment

Erik Letko, MD; Marianne O. Price, PhD; Francis W. Price Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1039-1041

Central Corneal Thickness in Children with Diabetes

Arsen Akinci, MD; Derya Bulus, MD; Zehra Aycan, MD; Ozgur Oner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(11):1041-1044

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