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
  • December 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 12
Letters to the Editor

Remodeling Effect of Cross-Linking

Faik Orucoglu (Orucov), MD; Vedat Kaya, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1051

Preoperative Keratometry and Visual Outcomes After Hyperopic LASIK

Lloyd Williams, MD PhD; Majid Moshirfar, MD; Sonal Dave, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1052

Original Article

Initial Clinical Evaluation of an Intraocular Femtosecond Laser in Cataract Surgery

Zoltan Nagy, MD; Agnes Takacs, MD; Tamas Filkorn, MD; Melvin Sarayba, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1053-1060

Calculation of Intraocular Lens Power Using Orbscan II Quantitative Area Topography After Corneal Refractive Surgery

Carlos G Arce, MD; Robert W Weisenthal, MD; Eduardo S Soriano, MD; Stephen M Hamilton, MD; Karolinne M Rocha, MD; Juan B Alzamora, MD; Eduardo J Maidana, MD; Vijayalakshmi L Vadrevu, MD; Kenneth Himmel, MD; Paulo Schor, MD; Mauro Campos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1061-1074

Vector Analysis of Cross Cylinder LASIK with the NIDEK EC-5000 Excimer Laser for High Astigmatism

Ahmad Shojaei, MD; Medi Eslani, MD; Behzad Elahi, MD; Abbas Abolhassani, MD; Ali Reza Baradaran-Rafiee, MD; Farsad Noorizadeh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1075-1082

Clinical Outcomes of LASIK for Myopia Using the SCHWIND Platform with Ocular Wavefront Customized Ablation

Maria Clara Arbelaez, MD; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc; Camila V, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1083-1090

Anterior Segment Measurements Using Pentacam and Orbscan II 1 to 5 Years After Refractive Surgery

Jee Ho Chang, MD; Sun Woong Kim, MD; Hae Jung Sun, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1091-1097

Corneal Endothelial Cell Density After Femtosecond Thin-Flap LASIK and PRK for Myopia: A Contralateral Eye Study

Daniel S. Durrie, MD; Ryan T. Smith, MD; George O. Waring IV, MD; Priscilla Thomas, BS; Jason E. Stahl, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1098-1102

Outcomes of the Acrysof ReSTOR IOL in Myopes, Emmetropes, and Hyperopes

Peter Szurman, MD; Martin S. Spitzer, MD; Florian Gekeler, MD; Andre Messias, MD; Katrin Petermeier, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1103-1109


Wavefront-Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy to Correct Ametropia Following Aspheric ReSTOR Implantation

Irene C. Kuo, MD; Elliott Myrowitz, OD; Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD; Oliver D. Schein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1111-1115

Treatment of Six Cases of Advanced Ectasia After LASIK with 6-mm Intacs SK

Luís A. Rodríguez, MD; Dianela Porras, MD; Javier Molina, MD; María A. Benavides, MD; Anny E. Villegas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(12):1116-1119

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