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
  • March 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Structural-Functional Correlations of Corneal Innervation After LASIK and Penetrating Keratoplasty

Oliver Stachs, PhD; Andrey Zhivov, MD; Robert Kraak, MD; Marine Hovakimyan, PhD; Andreas Wree, MD; Rudolf Guthoff, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):159-167

Original Article

Comparison of LASIK and Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia From −10.00 to −18.00 Diopters 10 Years After Surgery

Mohamad Rosman, MD, FRCSEd, FAMS; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Dolores Ortiz, PhD; Juan J. Perez-Santonja, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):168-176

Visual Acuity Outcomes with SA60D3, SN60D3, and ZM900 Multifocal IOL Implantation After Phacoemulsification

Cheryl Ngo, MBBS; Mandeep Singh, MRCSEd, MMed(Ophth); Chelvin Sng, MBBS; Seng-Chee Loon, FRCSEd, MMED(Clin Epi); Yiong-Huak Chan, PhD; Lennard Thean, FRCSEd, FAMS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):177-182

Femtosecond Thin-Flap LASIK for the Correction of Ametropia After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Irina S. Barequet, MD; Ami Hirsh, MD; Samuel Levinger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):191-196

An Inter-Eye Comparison of Refractive Outcomes Following Cataract Surgery

John Landers, MBBS, MPH, PhD; Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth), FRANZCO, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):197-200

Refractive Surgery Trends and Practice Style Changes in Germany over a 3-Year Period

Ingo Schmack, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD; Daniel Epstein, MD; Mike P. Holzer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):202-208

Microbial Keratitis After LASIK

Prashant Garg, MD; Sunita Chaurasia, MS; Pravin K. Vaddavalli, MS; R Muralidhar, MS; Vikas Mittal, MD, DNB; Usha Gopinathan, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):209-216

New Technique

Persistent Subepithelial Haze in Thin-Flap LASIK

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):222-225

LASIK Flap Buttonhole Treated Immediately by PRK With Mitomycin C

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Alexandra E. Karavitaki, MD; Maria S. Krasia, MD; Georgios A. Kontadakis, MD, MSc; Aimilianos A. Stratos, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(3):225-228

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