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
  • April 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Corneal Ectasia Risk Score: Statistical Validity and Clinical Relevance

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):238-240

Original Articles
Original Article

Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens for Correction of Compound Myopic Astigmatism

Daniel Elies, MD; Tirso Alonso, MD; Javier Puig, MD, PhD; Oscar Gris, MD, PhD; José Luís Güell, MD, PhD; Andreu Coret, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):251-258

Epithelial, Stromal, and Total Corneal Thickness in Keratoconus: Three-Dimensional Display with Artemis Very-High Frequency Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Ronald H. Silverman, PhD; D. Jackson Coleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):259-271

Temperature Increase in Human Cadaver Retina During Direct Illumination by Femtosecond Laser Pulses

Hui Sun, PhD; Eric Mikula, MS; Ronald M. Kurtz, MD; Tibor Juhasz, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):272-277


Changes in Ocular Response Analyzer Parameters After LASIK

Shihao Chen, MD, OD, MS; Ding Chen, MD; Jianhua Wang, PhD, MD; Fan Lu, MD, OD, MS; Qinmei Wang, MD; Jia Qu, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):279-288

New Technique

Cause of Monocular Diplopia Diagnosed by Combining Double-pass Retinal Image Assessment and Hartmann-Shack Aberrometry

Guillermo M. Pérez, OD, MSc; Salomé Abenza, MD; Alvaro De Casas, MD; Jose M. Marín, MD; Pablo Artal, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(4):301-304

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