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

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Past Issue
  • December 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 12
Letters to the Editor

Unusual Secondary Displacement of Intacs Segments—Superimposition of Distal Ends

Joseph Colin, MD; Caroline Buestel, MD; David Touboul, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):924-925

Does Photorefractive Keratectomy Affect Keratoconus Progression?

Sana Khochtali, MD; Joseph Colin, MD; David Touboul, MD; Perry S Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):925-926

Original Articles

Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction After Presbyopic Bilateral Lens Exchange with the ResTOR IOL in Emmetropic Patients

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Luís Fernández-Vega, MD, PhD; Beatriz Valcárcel, OD; Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):927-933

Original Article

Effect of Topical 0.5% Morphine on Postoperative Pain After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Ella G. Faktorovich, MD; Allan I. Basbaum, PhD, FRS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):934-941

Transepithelial Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking in Keratoconus

Antonio Leccisotti, MD, PhD; Tahmina Islam, FRCS, MRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):942-948

Corneal Ablation Depth Readout of the MEL 80 Excimer Laser Compared to Artemis Three-Dimensional Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound Stromal Measurements

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):949-959

Factors Related to the Correction of Astigmatism by LASIK After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Hyun Soo Lee, MD, PhD; Man Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):960-965

Distribution of Angle Kappa Measurements with Orbscan II in a Population-Based Survey

Hassan Hashemi, MD; Mehdi KhabazKhoob, MSc; Kamran Yazdani, MD; Shiva Mehravaran, MD; Ebrahim Jafarzadehpur, PhD; Akbar Fotouhi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):966-971

Pentacam Characterization of Corneas with Fuchs Dystrophy Treated with Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

Renato Ambrósio, Jr, MD; Francis W. Price Jr, MD; Robert O. Kwon, MD; Marianne O. Price, PhD; Michael W. Belin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):972-979

Special Article

Decision Assistant Wizard to Standardize Optimal Outcomes in Excimer Laser Refractive Corneal Surgery

Maria Clara Arbelaez, MD; Tobias Ewering, OD; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):980-990


Fusarium Keratitis 3 Weeks After Healed Corneal Cross-Linking

Salvador Garcia-Delpech, MD, PhD; Manuel Díaz-Llopis, MD, PhD; Patricia Udaondo, MD, PhD; David Salom, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(12):994-995

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