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
  • June 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 6
Letters to the Editor

Severe Epithelial Keratopathy After Hyperopic Presbyopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Choul Yong Park, MD; Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):483-484

Original Article

Retinal Straylight and Complaint Scores 18 Months After Implantation of the AcrySof Monofocal and ReSTOR Diffractive Intraocular Lenses

Thomas Hofmann, MSc; Bruno Zuberbuhler, MD; Alejandro Cervino, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD; Eduard Haefliger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):485-492

Effect of Iris Registration on Outcomes of LASIK for Myopia With the VISX CustomVue Platform

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Michael C. Chen, MD; Ladan Espandar, MD; Dan Christensen, BS; Jay J. Meyer, MD, MPH; Sonal B. Dave, MD; Steve M. Christiansen, BS; Brent Bedke, BS; Christopher Kurz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):493-502

Combined Corneal Topography and Corneal Wavefront Data in the Treatment of Corneal Irregularity and Refractive Error in LASIK or PRK Using the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL 80 and CRS-Master

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):503-515

Presbyopia Treatment by Monocular Peripheral PresbyLASIK

Robert Leonard Epstein, MD, MSEE; Mark Andrew Gurgos, COA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):516-523

Wavefront-guided LASIK for Myopia: Effect on Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity, and Higher Order Aberrations

Nancy J. Keir, OD, PhD; Trefford Simpson, PhD; Lyndon W. Jones, PhD, FAAO; Desmond Fonn, MOptom, FAAO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):524-533

Agreement Between Pentacam and Videokeratography in Corneal Power Assessment

Piero Barboni, MD; Giacomo Savini, MD; Michele Carbonelli, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):534-538

Repeatability and Reproducibility of Corneal Curvature Measurements Using the Pentacam and Keratron Topography Systems

Takushi Kawamorita, CO, PhD; Nanami Nakayama, CO, MSc; Hiroshi Uozato, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):539-544

A 14-year Follow-up of Photorefractive Keratectomy

Graziano Bricola, MD, PhD; Riccardo Scotto, OD; Maurizio Mete, MD; Simonetta Cerruti, MD; Carlo E. Traverso, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(6):545-552

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