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
  • October 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 10

An Editor’s Exit

George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):698-702

Letters to the Editor

From the AAO

Randolph L. Johnston, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):703-703

Original Articles

Refractive Surgical Correction of Presbyopia with the AcuFocus Small Aperture Corneal Inlay: Two-Year Follow-Up

Orang Seyeddain, MD; Wolfgang Riha, MD; Melchior Hohensinn, MD; Gerhard Nix, MD; Alois K. Dexl, MD, MSc; Günther Grabner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):707-715

Original Article

Evaluation of the Calhoun Vision UV Light Adjustable Lens Implanted Following Cataract Removal

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Sabine E. Buchner, MSc; H. Burkhard Dick, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):716-721

Effects of Decentration of Photorefractive Keratectomy on the Induction of Higher Order Wavefront Aberrations

Sang-Bumm Lee, MD, PhD; Bo-Sung Hwang, MD; Junyeop Lee, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):731-743

Quantitative Assessment of Bandage Soft Contact Lens Wear Immediately After LASIK

Faik Orucov, MD; Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD; Frederick D. Raiskup, MD; Eyal Strasman, MD; David Landau, MD; Abraham Solomon, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):744-748


The 25th Anniversary of Excimer Lasers in Refractive Surgery: Historical Review

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Yaron S. Rabinowitz, MD; Perry S. Binder, MS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):749-760


Effect of the Direct Application of Riboflavin and UVA on the Visian Implantable Collamer Lens

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Francois Majo, MD, PhD; Alaa M. El Danasoury, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):762-765

Correction of Residual Refractive Error in Pseudophakic Eyes with the Use of a Secondary Piggyback Toric Implantable Collamer Lens

Takashi Kojima, MD; Rie Horai; Shuya Hara, MD; Hideki Nakamura, MD; Tomoaki Nakamura, MD; Yuya Satoh, MD, PhD; Kazuo Ichikawa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):766-769


Effects of Accommodation Training on Accommodation and Depth of Focus in an Eye Implanted with a Crystalens Intraocular Lens

Humza J. Tahir, PhD; Jian L. Tong, PhD; Sydney Geissler, MSc; Indu Vedamurthy, PhD; Clifton M. Schor, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):772-779

A New Coordinate System Convention in Schematic Eye Modeling

Michael J. Simpson, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):780-785

Effect of Incident Light Wavelength and Corneal Edema on Light Scattering and Penetration: Laboratory Study of Human Corneas

Donald A. Peyrot, PhD; Florent Aptel, MD; Caroline Crotti, MSc; Florent Deloison, MSc; Simon Lemaire, BIng; Tal Marciano, MSc; Stéphane Bancelin, MSc; Fatima Alahyane, BIng; Laura Kowalczuk, PhD; Michèle Savoldelli, Eng; Jean-Marc Legeais, MD; Karsten Plamann, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):786-795

Noise in Wavefront Error Measurement from Pupil Center Location Uncertainty

Raymond A. Applegate, OD, PhD; Jason D. Marsack, PhD; Edwin J. Sarver, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):796-802

Alcon Sponsored Section

Introduction to Customized Ablation: Eighth Year in Review

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Ravindra Shah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):S803-S805

Transitioning to Optimized Correction with the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE: Case Distribution, Visual Outcomes, and Wavefront Aberrations

Michael R. George, MD; Ravindra A. Shah, MD; Christopher Hood, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):S806-S813

LASIK for Mixed Astigmatism Using the ALLEGRETTO WAVE: 3- and 6-Month Results with the 200- and 400-Hz Platforms

Karl G. Stonecipher, MD; Guy M. Kezirian, MD; Kody Stonecipher

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):S819-S823

Technical Aspects of the WaveLight FS200 Femtosecond Laser

Michael Mrochen, PhD; Christian Wüllner; Johannes Krause; Mario Klafke; Christof Donitzky; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(10):S833-S840

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