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
  • July 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 7
Original Articles

Correlation of Aberrometry, Contrast Sensitivity, and Subjective Symptoms With Quality of Vision After LASIK

Tim Martin, PhD; Thomas Kohnen, MD; Jens Bühren, MD; Anja Kühne, Dipl-Ing(FH)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):559-568

Original Article

Stability of LASIK in Topographically Suspect Keratoconus Confirmed Non-keratoconic by Artemis VHF Digital Ultrasound Epithelial Thickness Mapping: 1-year Follow-up

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(7):569-577

Contrast Sensitivity Evaluation of Aspheric and Spherical Intraocular Lenses 2 Years After Implantation

Aldo Caporossi, MD, PhD; Fabrizio Casprini, MD, PhD; Gianluca Martone, MD; Angelo Balestrazzi, MD, PhD; Gian Marco Tosi, MD, PhD; Leonardo Ciompi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):578-590

Objective Evaluation of the Visual Benefit in Contact Lens Fitting After Complicated LASIK

César Villa-Collar, OD, MSc; José Manuel González-Méijome, OD, PhD; Ramón Gutiérrez-Ortega, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):591-598

Clinical Results of a Corneal Radius Correcting Factor in Calculating Intraocular Lens Power After Corneal Refractive Surgery

Nicola Rosa, MD; Luigi Capasso, MD, PhD; Michele Lanza, MD; Maria Borrelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):599-603

New Technology

Corneal Epithelial Thickness Profile in the Diagnosis of Keratoconus

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(7):604-610

Review Article

Toric Intraocular Lenses—Theory, Matrix Calculations, and Clinical Practice

Achim Langenbucher, PhD; Nóra Szentmáry, MD, PhD; Anja Viestenz, MD, FICO; Wolfgang Behrens-Baumann, MD; Arne Viestenz, MD, FICO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):611-622


Late-onset Severe Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis Associated With Uveitis After LASIK in a Patient With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Pedro Arriola-Villalobos, MD; Enrique Santos-Bueso, MD, PhD; David Díaz-Valle, MD, PhD; José M. Benitez-del-Castillo Sánchez, MD, PhD; José M. Martínez de la Casa, MD, PhD; Ricardo Cuiña Sardiña, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):623-625

Bilateral Complicated Stromal Dissections During Mechanical Epikeratome Separation of the Corneal Epithelium

Yan-Ming Chen, MD; Pei-Yuang Su, MD; Fung-Rong Hu, MD; Wei-Li Chen, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):626-628

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