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
  • July 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 7
Letters to the Editor

Thin-Flap Femtosecond LASIK

Scott MacRae, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):469-470

Original Articles

Contrast Sensitivity Comparison Between AcrySof ReSTOR and Acri.LISA Aspheric Intraocular Lenses

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Cristina Puchades, MSc; Luis Fernández-Vega, MD, PhD; Carmen Merayo, OD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):471-477

Original Article

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Ectasia After Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery: 1-Year Results

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I. Camesasca, MD; Elena Albè, MD; Silvia Trazza, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):486-497

Comparison of Rosenbaum Pupillometry Card Using Red and Blue Light to Colvard and Iowa Pupillometers

Lawrence Y. Ho, MD; Thomas M. Harvey, MD; Joseph Scherer, MD; Mamtha Balasubramaniam, MS; Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD; Francis S. Mah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):498-504

Corneal Limbal Marking in the Treatment of Myopic Astigmatism with the Excimer Laser

Celine Bucher; Bruno Zuberbuhler, MD; Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth); Adrian Esterman, AStat, PhD; Isaak Schipper, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):505-511


Role of Corneal Biomechanical Properties in Applanation Tonometry Measurements

Tae-Hyun Kwon, PhD; Jamshid Ghaboussi, PhD; David A. Pecknold, PhD; Youssef M.A. Hashash, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):512-519

Determination of Corneal Elasticity Coefficient Using the ORA Database

Sergei E. Avetisov, MD, PhD; Ivan A. Novikov; Irina A. Bubnova, MD; Alexei A. Antonov, MD; Vladimir I. Siplivyi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):520-524

Historical Perspective

Transplantation of Endothelium and Descemet Membrane for Aphakic Corneal Edema in 1980

Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS; John D. Hofbauer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):525-528


Topography-Guided Transepithelial Surface Ablation in Treatment of Recurrent Epithelial Ingrowths

Xiangjun Chen, MD, MS; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Tore A. Nitter, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):529-532

Short-Term Effect of Topical Brimonidine Tartrate on Intrastromal Corneal Pressure in Rabbits

Gema Bolívar, MD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD; José L. Hernández-Verdejo, DOO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(7):533-535

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