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
  • April 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 4
Original Article

Effect of NIDEK Optimized Aspheric Transition Zone Ablation Profile on Higher Order Aberrations During LASIK for Myopia

Naoyuki Maeda, MD; Ryo Kosaki, MD; Hitoshi Hayashi, MD; Takashi Fujikado, MD; Shigeki Okamoto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):331-338

Comparison of Standard and Aberration-neutral Profiles for Myopic LASIK With the SCHWIND ESIRIS Platform

Diego de Ortueta, MD, FEBO; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc; Holger Baatz, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):339-349

LASIK for Myopia Using the Zeiss VisuMax Femtosecond Laser and MEL 80 Excimer Laser

Marcus Blum, MD; Kathleen Kunert, MD; Annika Gille; Walter Sekundo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):350-356

Circular Keratotomy to Reduce Astigmatism and Improve Vision in Stage I and II Keratoconus

Jorg H. Krumeich, MD; Guy M. Kezirian, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):357-365

Fluorophotometry to Evaluate the Corneal Epithelium in Eyes Undergoing Contact Lens Corneal Reshaping to Correct Myopia

Danielle Z. Savitsky, BA; Vincent C. Fan, MD; Elvin H. Yildiz, MD; Ted T. Du, MD; Penny A. Asbell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):366-370

Contralateral Eye Study of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking With Riboflavin and UVA Irradiation in Patients With Keratoconus

Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD; Efekan Coskunseven, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):371-376

New Instrument

Ultraviolet Femtosecond Laser Creation of Corneal Flap

Ronan Le Harzic, PhD; Klaus Vogler, PhD; Christof Donitzky, Ing

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):383-389

New Technology

Multiple Component Intraocular Lens: First Human Implantation

Hendrik A. Fuchs, MD; Andreas Frohn, MD; Kevin Dean; Theodore P. Werblin, MD, PhD, PC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):390-393


Iris-fixated Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens for Myopia Moves Posteriorly With Mydriasis

Lars P.J. Cruysberg, MD, PhD; Muriel Doors, MD; Tos T.J.M. Berendschot, PhD; John de Brabander, PhD; Carroll A.B. Webers, MD, PhD; Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):394-396

Letters to the Editor

No Progression of Keratoconus After LASIK

Faik Orucov, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(4):329

Sign up to receive

Journal E-contents