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
  • March 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 3
Letters to the Editor

Association Between Ocular Dominance and Refraction—Uncertain Dominance

Paul Mitchell, MD, PhD; Chameen Samarawickrama, BSc(Med), MBBS; Jie Jin Wang, MMed, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):249-250

Early Onset Ectasia Following LASIK Long term Follow up and Correction

Randy J. Epstein, MD; Sanjay N. Rao, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):249-250

Original Article

Changes in Iridocorneal Angle Structure and Trabecular Pigmentation With STAAR Implantable Collamer Lens During 2 Years

Tae-Young Chung, MD; Myoung Ok Lee, MD; Sung Chul Park, MD; Kyeon Ahn, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):251-258

Factors Affecting Vaulting After Implantable Collamer Lens Implantation

Kazutaka Kamiya, MD, PhD; Mari Komatsu, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):259-264

Incidence, Outcomes, and Risk Factors for Retreatment After Wavefront-optimized Ablations With PRK and LASIK

J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Michael J. Lynn, MS; Alfred J. White Jr, BS; Michelle H. Hu, BA; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):273-276

Effect of LASIK and Contact Lens CornealRefractive Therapy on Higher OrderAberrations and Contrast SensitivityFunction

Rosario G. Anera, PhD; César Villa, OD; Ramón Gutierrez, PhD; José R. Jiménez, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):277-284

Use of the Pentacam True Net CornealPower for Intraocular Lens Calculation in Eyes After Refractive Corneal Surgery

Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Sang Woo Kim, MD; Beom-Jin Cho, MD; Sun Woong Kim, MD; Ki Yung Song, MD; Tae-im Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):285-289

Pentacam and Orbscan II Measurements ofPosterior Corneal Elevation Before andAfter Photorefractive Keratectomy

Sun Woong Kim, MD; Byoung Jin Ha, MD; Sang Woo Kim, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):290-295

Multizone LASIK With Peripheral Near Zonefor Correction of Presbyopia in Myopic andHyperopic Eyes: 1-year Results

Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD, FRCS; Tamer O. Gamaly, MD, FRCS; Mohamed Hantera, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):296-305

Prophylaxis of Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis WithIntraoperative Interface Steroids in LASIK

Eugene Y.J. Ng, MD; Sashin Thinagaran, MD; Michael O’Keefe, MD; Frank Kinsella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):306-311

Seven-year Follow-up of LASIK for Myopia

Timo M.T. Tervo, MD; Waldir Neira Zalentein, MD; Juha M. Holopainen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(3):312-318

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