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
  • January 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 1

Standardized Graphs and Terms for Refractive Surgery Results

George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; William J. Dupps Jr,, MD, PhD; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD, FEBO; Nick Mamalis, MD; Emanuel S. Rosen, MD, FRCSEd; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):7-9

Letters to the Editor

Repeatability of the Procyon P3000 Pupillometer

Guy T. Smith, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):11-11

Original Articles

Topography-Guided vs Wavefront-Optimized Surface Ablation for Myopia Using the WaveLight Platform: A Contralateral Eye Study

Khalil Ghasemi Falavarjani, MD; Masih Hashemi, MD; Mehdi Modarres, MD; Mostafa Soltan Sanjari, MD; Niloufar Darvish, BSc; Arzhang Gordiz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):13-17

Original Article

LASIK Correction of Vision in Adults with Unilateral Amblyopia

Faik Oruçoğlu - Orucov, MD; Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD; David Landau, MD; Eyal Strasman, MD; Abraham Solomon, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):18-22

LASIK for Myopic Astigmatism and Presbyopia Using Non-Linear Aspheric Micro-Monovision with the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL 80 Platform

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, PhD, MSTOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):23-37

Conductive Keratoplasty to Treat Hyperopic Overcorrection After LASIK for Myopia

John S.M. Chang, MD; Silvania Y.F. Lau, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):49-55

New Technique

Implantation of a Complete Corneal Ring in an Intrastromal Pocket for Keratoconus

Haifa Mahmood, MD; R.S. Venkateswaran, OD; Albert Daxer, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):63-68


Unintended Epithelium-Only Flap Creation Using a Femtosecond Laser During LASIK

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Maria S. Krasia, MD; Alexandra E. Karavitaki, MD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Sophia I. Panagopoulou, PhD; George A. Kounis, PhD; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(1):74-76

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