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
  • April 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 4
Letters to the Editor

Complications and Management of NewColoriris Implantation in Phakic Eyes

Shameema Sikder, MD; Scott W. Davis, BS; Virag P. Patel, BS; Huck Holz, MD; Majid Moshirfar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):239-240

Original Articles

Wavefront-Guided vs Wavefront-Optimized LASIK: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Contralateral Eyes

Mohammad Miraftab, MD; Mohammad A. Seyedian, MD; Hassan Hashemi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):245-250

Original Article

Prospective, Contralateral Comparison of 120-μm and 90-μm LASIK Flaps Using the IntraLase FS60 Femtosecond Laser

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Bryndon B. Hatch, BA; JoAnn C. Chang, MD; Christopher J. Kurz, MD; Marcela F. Eugarrios, MD; Mark D. Mifflin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):251-259

Posterior Corneal Elevation After LASIK with Three Flap Techniques as Measured by Pentacam

Dilraj S. Grewal, MD; Gagandeep S. Brar, MD; Satinder Pal Singh Grewal, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):261-268

Corneal Density with the Pentacam After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Agnes I. Takacs, MD; Kata Mihaltz, MD; Zoltan Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):269-277

Refractive Stability of LASIK with the VISX 20/20 Excimer Laser vs ZB5M Phakic IOL Implantation in Patients with High Myopia (>−10.00 D): A 10-Year Retrospective Study

Mohamad Rosman, MD, FRCSEd, FAMS; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Dolores Ortiz, PhD; Juan J. Pérez-Santonja, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):279-286

Optical Quality in Eyes Implanted with Aspheric and Spherical Intraocular Lenses Assessed by NIDEK OPD-Scan: A Randomized, Bilateral, Clinical Trial

Marcony R. Santhiago, MD; Marcelo V. Netto, MD, PhD; Jackson Barreto Jr., MD; Beatriz A.F. Gomes, MD; Cristiane D. Oliveira, MD; Newton Kara-Junior, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):287-292

Reliability of the IOLMaster in Measuring Corneal Power Changes After Hyperopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Nicola Rosa, MD; Maddalena De Bernardo, MD; Maria Borrelli, MD; Maria Luisa Filosa, MD; Emma Minutillo, MD; Michele Lanza, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(4):293-298

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