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
  • May 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 5
Letters to the Editor

Riboflavin-UVA Treatment for Nonhealing Ulcers of the Cornea

Zisis Gatzioufas, MD; Berthold Seitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):312-312

Original Articles

Clinical Results with the Light Adjustable Intraocular Lens After Cataract Surgery

Christoph Winkler von Mohrenfels, MD; Josefina Salgado, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD; Mathias Maier, MD; Chris P. Lohmann, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):314-320

Original Article

Night Driving Simulation in a Randomized Prospective Comparison of Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens and Conventional PRK for Moderate to High Myopic Astigmatism

Steven Schallhorn, MD; David Tanzer, MD; Donald R. Sanders, MD, PhD; Monica Sanders, BS; Mitch Brown, OD; Sandor E. Kaupp, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):321-326

Posterior Chamber Phakic Implantable Collamer Lens: Changes in Vault During 1 Year

Takashi Kojima, MD; Masahiro Maeda, MD; Yoko Yoshida, MD; Mayuka Ito; Tomoaki Nakamura, MD; Shuya Hara, MD; Kazuo Ichikawa, PhD, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):327-332

Comparison of Corneal and Total Ocular Aberrations Before and After Myopic LASIK

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD; Pierre-Alexandre Adam, MD; Slim Chaabouni, MD; Jacques Munck, OD; Maud Thevenot, OD; Thanh Hoang-Xuan, MD; Stefan Pieger, Dipl.Ing; Masanao Fujieda, MSE; Harkaran S. Bains, BSc(Hons)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):333-340

Anterior Chamber Depth Measurement in Pseudophakic Eyes: A Comparison of Pentacam and Ultrasound

Giacomo Savini, MD; Thomas Olsen, MD; Claudio Carbonara, MD; Sebastiano Pazzaglia, MD; Piero Barboni, MD; Michele Carbonelli, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):341-347

Changes in Higher Order Wavefront Aberrations After Contact Lens Corneal Refractive Therapy and LASIK Surgery

Robert N. Goldstone, BA; Elvin H. Yildiz, MD; Vincent C. Fan, MD; Penny A. Asbell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):348-355

Comparing Conventional and Wavefront-Optimized LASIK for the Treatment of Hyperopia

Daniel S. Durrie, MD; Ryan T. Smith, MD; George O. Waring IV, MD; Jason E. Stahl, MD; Frank J. Schwendeman, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):356-363

Microbial Keratitis After Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment Implantation

M. Emilia Mulet, MD, PhD; Juan J. Pérez-Santonja, MD; Consuelo Ferrer, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):364-369


INTACS Followed by Keraring Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment Implantation for Keratoconus

Efekan Coskunseven, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Alexandra E. Karavitaki, MD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD; Ebru Arslan, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):371-374

Effect of Pupil Size on Visual Acuity in a Laboratory Model of Pseudophakic Monovision

Takushi Kawamorita, CO, PhD; Hiroshi Uozato, PhD; Tomoya Handa, CO, PhD; Misae Ito, CO, MSc; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(5):378-380

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