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
  • March 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 3

The Value of Brevity

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):159-159

Letters to the Editor

Subjective Refraction in Eyes with Multifocal IOLs

S-Farzad Mohammadi, MD; Nazanin Rahman-A, MD; Arash Mazouri, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):161-162

Original Articles

Correction of Astigmatism During Cataract Surgery: Toric Intraocular Lens Compared to Peripheral Corneal Relaxing Incisions

Jed T. Poll, MD; Li Wang, MD, PhD; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):165-171

Original Article

Wavefront-Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy with the VISX Platform for Myopia

Simon R. Bababeygy, MD; Edward E. Manche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):173-180

Initial Resident Refractive Surgical Experience: Outcomes of PRK and LASIK for Myopia

Michael D. Wagoner, MD, PhD; Joseph C. Wickard, MD; George R. Wandling Jr., MD; Lisa C. Milder; Matthew P. Rauen, MD; Anna S. Kitzmann, MD; John E. Sutphin, MD; Kenneth M. Goins, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):181-188

Refractive Outcome of Keratoconus Treated by Combined Femtosecond Laser and Big-Bubble Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Luca Buzzonetti, MD; Antonio Laborante, MD; Gianni Petrocelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):189-194

Laboratory Measurement of the Absorption Coefficient of Riboflavin for Ultraviolet Light (365 nm)

Hans Peter Iseli, MD; Max Popp; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Michael Mrochen, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):195-201

Dark-Adapted Pupil Diameter as a Function of Age Measured with the NeurOptics Pupillometer

Jay C. Bradley, MD; Karl C. Bentley, MD; Aleem I. Mughal, MD; Hari Bodhireddy, BS; Sandra M. Brown, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):202-207


Ocular Response Analyzer Measurements in Keratoconus with Normal Central Corneal Thickness Compared with Matched Normal Control Eyes

Bruno M. Fontes, MD; Renato Ambrósio, MD, PhD; Guillermo Coca Velarde, DsC; Walton Nosé, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):209-215

Synergistic Effects of Ultraviolet A/Riboflavin and Glucose on Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Yu Xia, MS; Chen Tao, MS; Chuanqing Zhou, PhD; Qiushi Ren, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):216-222

New Technology

Surface Ablation With Iris Recognition and Dynamic Rotational Eye Tracking–Based Tissue Saving Treatment with the Technolas 217z Excimer Laser

Gaurav Prakash, MD; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Athiya Agarwal, MD, DO; Amrita Maity, BOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(3):223-231

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