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
  • October 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 10

The Expanding Spectrum of Refractive Surgery

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):707-707

Original Articles

Internal Aberrations and Optical Quality After Femtosecond Laser Anterior Capsulotomy in Cataract Surgery

Kata Miháltz, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):711-716

Original Article

Effect of Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery on the Macula

Mónika Ecsedy, MD; Kata Miháltz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Ágnes Takács, MD; Tamás Filkorn, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):717-722

Comparison of Optical Aberrations and Contrast Sensitivity Between Aspheric and Spherical Intraocular Lenses

Eduardo L. Morales, MD; Karolinne M. Rocha, MD, PhD; Maria Regina Chalita, MD, PhD; Walton Nosé, MD, PhD; Marcos P. Avila, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):723-728

Retropupillary Fixation of Iris-claw Intraocular Lens Versus Transscleral Suturing Fixation for Aphakic Eyes Without Capsular Support

Shuya Hara, MD; Andreas F.M. Borkenstein, MD; Angela Ehmer, MSc; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):729-735

Cross-linking in Progressive Keratoconus Using an Epithelial Debridement or Intrastromal Pocket Technique After Previous Corneal Ring Segment Implantation

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Bader T. Toffaha, MD; David P. Piñero, PhD; Pawel Klonowski, MD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):737-743

Incidence and Characteristics of Unilateral Keratoconus Classified on Corneal Topography

Rui Hua Wei, MD, MSc; Shao Zhen Zhao, MD, PhD; Li Lim, FRCS(Ed), MMed(Ophth)(Singapore); Donald T.H. Tan, FRCS(G), FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, FAMS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):745-751

Novel Pachymetric Parameters Based on Corneal Tomography for Diagnosing Keratoconus

Renato Ambrósio, MD, PhD; Ana Laura C. Caiado, MD; Frederico P. Guerra, MD; Ricardo Louzada, MD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD; Allan Luz, MD; William J. Dupps, MD, PhD; Michael W. Belin, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):753-758

Analysis of Microkeratome Thin Flap Architecture Using Fourier-domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):759-763


Implantable Collamer Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses: A Review of Potential Complications

Paulo Fernandes, PhD; José M. González-Méijome, PhD; David Madrid-Costa, PhD; Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; Jorge Jorge, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(10):765-776

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