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
  • February 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 2

A New Beginning

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):84-84



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):88-88

Letters to the Editor

Flap Thickness Using the Moria One Use-Plus and Moria M2 Microkeratomes

Igor Kaiserman, MD, MSc, MHA; Tzahi Sela, BSc; Yuval Domniz, MD; Mark Visokovsky, MD; Yuli Suhodrev, MD; Gur Munzer, BSc, LLB

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):89-89

Original Articles

Comparison of the Toric Implantable Collamer Lens and Bioptics for Myopic Astigmatism

Sung-Ho Choi, MD; Myoung-Ok Lee, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD; Tae-Young Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):91-97

Original Article

Comparison of Optical Performance in Eyes Implanted with Aspheric Foldable, Spherical Foldable, and Rigid PMMA IOLs

Kim W. van Gaalen, PhD; Nomdo M. Jansonius, MD, PhD; Steven A. Koopmans, MD, PhD; Aart C. Kooijman, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):98-105

Reproducibility of LASIK Flap Thickness Using the Zeiss Femtosecond Laser Measured Postoperatively by Optical Coherence Tomography

Won-Kyung Ju, MD; Jeong-Hye Lee, MD; Tae-Young Chung, MD, PhD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):106-110

Live or Let Die: Epithelial Flap Vitality and Keratocyte Proliferation Following LASEK and Epi-LASIK in Human Donor and Porcine Eyes

Romesh I. Angunawela, MD, MRCOphth; Christoph Winkler von Mohrenfels, MD; Anupma Kumar, MRCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):111-118


Combined Kerarings and Artisan/Artiflex IOLs in Keratectasia

Hanefi Cakir, MD; Canan Asli Utine, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):119-126

Higher Order Aberrations and Low Contrast Vision Function in Myopic Eyes (−3.00 to −6.00 D) Under Mesopic Conditions

Yan Wang, MD; Kanxing Zhao, MD, PhD; Xiaoyan Yang, MD; Jicang He, PhD; Wei Wang, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):127-134

Aspheric Optical Zones: The Effective Optical Zone with the SCHWIND AMARIS

Massimo Camellin, MD; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(2):135-146

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