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 Supplement 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 7

Satisfaction of 13,655 Patients With Laser Vision Correction at 1 MonthAfter Surgery

Mitchell C. Brown, OD; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Keith A. Hettinger, MS, MBA; Stephanie E. Malady, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):S642-S646

A Complex Case Management System Provides Optimal Care for All Patients

Jan A. Venter, MD; Stephen J. Hannan, MCOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):S655-S660

Femtosecond Laser Versus Mechanical Microkeratome: A RetrospectiveComparison of Visual Outcomes at 3 Months

Mesha Tanna, BSc(Hons), MCOptom; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Keith A. Hettinger, MS, MBA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):S668-S671

Effect of Keratometry on Visual Outcomes 1 Month After Hyperopic LASIK

Jill J. Young, BSc(Hons), MCOptom; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Mitchell C. Brown, OD; Keith A. Hettinger, MS, MBA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(7):S672-S676

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