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
  • January 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 1

Miradas—The Art and Science of Visual Expression

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):6

Original Articles

LASIK Flap Creation With the Ziemer Femtosecond Laser in 787 ConsecutiveEyes

Anne Huhtala, DSc; Jarmo Jylli, BSc; Hannu Uusitalo, MD, PhD; Juhani Pietilä, MD; Markus Jääskeläinen, BSc; Petri Mäkinen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):7-16

Static and Dynamic Rotational Eye Tracking During LASIK Treatment of MyopicAstigmatism With the Zyoptix Laser Platform and Advanced Control Eye Tracker

Irmingard M. Neuhann, MD; Barbara A.M. Lege, MD; Markus Bauer, MD; Joerg M. Hassel, MS; Anton Hilger, MS; Thomas F. Neuhann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):17-27

Conductive Keratoplasty for the Treatment of Astigmatism Induced by CornealTrauma or Incision

Wen Xu, MD, PhD; Panpan Ye, MD; Ke Yao, MD, PhD; Jin Ma, MD, PhD; Hesheng Xu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):33-42

Original Article

Use of Brimonidine Before LASIK With Femtosecond Laser-created Flaps forthe Correction of Myopia: A Contralateral Eye Study

Antonio Rodríguez Galietero, MD, PhD; José Vicente González Martínez, OD; Ángeles Del Buey, MD, PhD; José Ángel Cristóbal Bescós, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):28-32



Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Raymond A. Applegate, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):

Comparison of Higher Order Aberrations After LASIK and LASEK for Myopia

Colm McAlinden, BSc(Hons), MCOptom, MSc; Jonathan E. Moore, PhD, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):

Enhanced Visual Acuity and Image Perception Following Correction of HighlyAberrated Eyes Using an Adaptive Optics Visual Simulator

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Laurent Vabre, PhD; Nicolas Chateau, PhD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):

Control of Femtosecond Thin-flap LASIK Using OCT in Human Donor Eyes

Omid Kermani, MD; Fabian Will, PhD; Ole Massow, MSc; Uwe Oberheide, PhD; Holger Lubatschowski, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):

Intraocular Omni-focal Lens With Increased Tolerance to Decentration andAstigmatism

Shai Ben Yaish, BSc; Alex Zlotnik, MSc; Ido Raveh, MSc; Oren Yehezkel, MSc; Michael Belkin, MD; Zeev Zalevsky, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(1):

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