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
  • September 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 9
Original Article

Comparison of the Visian ICL and Verisyse Phakic Intraocular Lenses for Myopia from 6.00 to 20.00 Diopters

Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD; Ryan T. Scruggs, MS; Leonard H. Yuen, MD, MRCOphth, MPH; Shahrokh Jalali, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):765-770

Effect of Epithelial Retention and Removal on Riboflavin Absorption in Porcine Corneas

Konstantinos Samaras, MD, MRCOphth; James Doutch, BSc; Sally Hayes, PhD; John Marshall, PhD; Keith M. Meek, PhD; David P O'Brart, MD FRCS FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):771-775

Stromal Thickness in the Normal Cornea: Three-Dimensional Display with Artemis Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):776-786


Traumatic Corneal Flap Dehiscence 6 Years After LASIK

Güzin Iskeleli, MD; Ahmet Ozkok, MD; Erdogan Cicik, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):787-791

Scanning Electron Microscopy Analysis of a Sputnik-Like Intraocular Lens 28 Years After Implantation

Consuelo Ferrer, PhD; Sabat K. Abu-Mustafa, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):788-791


Introduction to the Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Corneal Cross Linking

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Michael Mrochen, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S792-S793

Influence of High-Dose Cortisol on the Biomechanics of Incubated Porcine Corneal Strips

Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Viktoria Zubaty, MSc; Naim Terai, MD; Lutz E. Pillunat, MD; Frederik Raiskup, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S794-S798

In Vitro Antimicrobial Efficacy of Riboflavin and Ultraviolet Light on staphylococcus Aureus, Methicillin-Resistant staphylococcus Aureus, and pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Amilia Schrier, MD; Gennifer Greebel, MD; Hosam Attia, MD; Stephen Trokel, MD; Edward F. Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S799-S802

Riboflavin-UVA Treatment in the Management of Edema and Nonhealing Ulcers of the Cornea

Niels Ehlers, MD, DrMedSci; Jesper Hjortdal, MD, DrMedSci; Kim Nielsen, PhD; Anders Søndergaard, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S803-S806

Simultaneous Topography-Guided PRK Followed by Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Keratoconus

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Georgios A. Kontadakis, MD, MSc; George A. Kounis, PhD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Alexandra E. Karavitaki, MD; Michael Magarakis, MD; Sonia Yoo, MD; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S807-S811

Keratitis and Corneal Scarring After UVA/Riboflavin Cross-Linking for Keratoconus

Carina Koppen, MD; Jérôme C. Vryghem, MD; Laure Gobin, PhD; Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S819-S823

Permanent Corneal Haze After Riboflavin-UVA-Induced Cross-Linking in Keratoconus

Frederik Raiskup, MD, PhD, FEBO; Anne Hoyer, MD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(9):S824-S828

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