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
  • November 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial

Imaging of the Cornea: Topography vs Tomography

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD, PhD; Michael W. Belin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):847-849

Original Articles

Intraoperative Complications of LASIK Flaps Using the Intralase Femtosecond Laser in 3009 Cases

James A. Davison, MD, FACS; Steven C. Johnson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):851-857

Original Article

Mechanism of Action of the Tetraflex Accommodative Intraocular Lens

James S. Wolffsohn, PhD; Leon N. Davies, PhD; Navneet Gupta, PhD; Shehzad A. Naroo, PhD; George A. Gibson, PhD; Toshifumi Mihashi, PhD; Sunil Shah, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):858-862

Pupil Size, White-to-White Corneal Diameter, and Anterior Chamber Depth in Patients with Myopia

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; José M. González-Méijome, PhD; M. García-Manjarres, OD; Sofia C. Peixoto-de-Matos, OD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):891-898


Traumatic Flap Striae 6 Years After LASIK: Case Report and Literature Review

Roxana Ursea, MD; Matthew T. Feng, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):899-905


Corneal Ectasia After LASIK Despite Low Preoperative Risk: Tomographic and Biomechanical Findings in the Unoperated, Stable, Fellow Eye

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD, PhD; Daniel G. Dawson, MD; Marcella Salomão, MD; Frederico P. Guerra, MD; Ana Laura C. Caiado, MD; Michael W. Belin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):906-911

The Refractive Status and Vision Profile: Rasch Analysis of Subscale Validity

Vijaya K. Gothwal, PhD; Thomas A. Wright, BPsych(Hons); David B. Elliott, PhD; Konrad Pesudovs, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(11):912-915

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