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
  • September 2010
  • Volume 26 · Issue 9

The Editor’s Dilemma

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):619-620

Letters to the Editor

Dental Floss

R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):621-622

Visual Differences After Corneal Refractive Therapy and LASIK

Rosario G. Anera, PhD; César Villa, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):622-623

Riboflavin/UVA Cross-Linking for Keratoconus in Down Syndrome

Carina Koppen, MD; Inge Leysen, MD; Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):623-624

Original Articles

Real Ray Tracing Simulation Versus Clinical Outcomes of Corneal Excimer Laser Surface Ablations

Jens Einighammer, PhD; Theo Oltrup, Dipl-Ing; Thomas Bende, PhD; Benedikt Jean, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):625-637

Original Article

Sequential in Vivo Confocal Microscopy Study of Corneal Wound Healing After Cross-Linking in Patients with Keratoconus

J. Oscar Croxatto, MD; Adriana E. Tytiun, MD; Carlos J. Argento, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):638-645

Repeatability of Layered Corneal Pachymetry with the Artemis Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound Arc-Scanner

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):646-659


Intra- and Postoperative Variation in Ocular Response Analyzer Parameters in Keratoconic Eyes After Corneal Cross-Linking

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Elena Albè, MD; Ashraf M. Mahmoud, PhD; Silvia Trazza, BS; Farhad Hafezi, MD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):669-676

Biomechanical and Tomographic Analysis of Unilateral Keratoconus

Bruno M. Fontes, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Marcella Salomão, MD; Guillermo C. Velarde, DSc; Walton Nosé, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):677-681

New Technology

Device for Improving Quantification of Reading Acuity and Reading Speed

Alois K. Dexl, MD, MSc; Horst Schlögel, PhD; Michael Wolfbauer; Günther Grabner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2010;26(9):682-688

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