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

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Past Issue
  • May 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 5
Original Article

Postoperative Astigmatism and Axis Stability After Implantation of the STAAR Toric Implantable Collamer Lens

Young Kyo Kwun, MD; Sung Chul Park, MD; Kyeon Ahn, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD; Tae-Young Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):403-409

Improvement of Functional Visual Acuity After Cataract Surgery in Patients With Good Pre- and Postoperative Spectacle-corrected Visual Acuity

Takefumi Yamaguchi, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Murat Dogru, MD; Megumi Saiki, CO; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):410-415

Laserinterferometric Measurements of Accommodative Changes in the Position of an Optic-shift Intraocular Lens

Detlef Uthoff, MD, FSES, FABI; Detlef Holland, MD; Amit Gulati, PhD; Daniel Hepper; Wolfgang Haigis, MS, PhD; Lioba Koch, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):416-420

Pentacam Scheimpflug Quantitative Imaging of the Crystalline Lens and Intraocular Lens

Patricia Rosales, PhD; Susana Marcos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):421-428

Comparison of the VISX WaveScan and NIDEK OPD-Scan Aberrometers

David Sungmin Kim, BS; Jabin Krassin, MD; Julio Narváez, MD; Khaled Bahjri, MD, MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):429-434

Precision of Orbscan II Assessment of Anterior Corneal Curvature and Asphericity

William Arthur Douthwaite, PhD; Annette Parkinson, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):435-443


Epithelial Thickness Profile Changes Induced by Myopic LASIK as Measured byArtemis Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Sabong Srivannaboon, MD; Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Ronald H. Silverman, PhD; Hugo Sutton, MD; D. Jackson Coleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):444-450

Corneal Topography Six Years After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism

Sebastiano Serrao, MD, PhD; Marco Lombardo, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Lombardo, Eng, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Marino Palombi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):451-458

Review Article

Corneal Molecular and Cellular Biology Update for the Refractive Surgeon

Marcella Q. Salomao, MD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):459-466


Optical Performance in ReZoom and Array Multifocal Intraocular Lenses In Vitro

Hiroshi Uozato, PhD; Takushi Kawamorita, CO, PhD; Kazutaka Kamiya, MD; Daisuke Aizawa, MD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):467-469

Wavefront-guided Photorefractive Keratectomy After Radial Keratotomy in Nine Eyes

Elliott H. Myrowitz, OD, MPH; Jack Parker, BS; Ambereen Kurwa, BA; Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(5):470-472

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