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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • May 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 5

Ectasia After LASIK: New Treatments, New Hope

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):319-319

Letters to the Editor

Clonic Orbscans and Tropicamide

Julio Ortega-Usobiaga, MD, PhD; Begoña Damas-Mateache, MD; Clara Martin-Reyes, MD; Fernando Llovet-Osuna, MD, PhD; Jaime Beltrán-Sanz, MD; Julio Baviera-Sabater, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):321-321

Original Articles
Original Article

Optimal Amount of Anisometropia for Pseudophakic Monovision

Ken Hayashi, MD; Motoaki Yoshida, MD; Shin-ichi Manabe, MD; Hideyuki Hayashi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):332-338

Limbal Relaxing Incisions Using a Reference Point and Corneal Topography for Intraoperative Identification of the Steepest Meridian

Kazunori Miyata, MD, PhD; Takashi Miyai, MD; Keiichiro Minami, PhD; Hiroko Bissen-Miyajima, MD, PhD; Naoyuki Maeda, MD, PhD; Shiro Amano, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):339-344

Biometry of the Cornea in Myopic Chinese Patients

Fang-Jun Bao, MD; A-Yong Yu, MD, PhD; Wael Kassem, MSc; Qin-Mei Wang, MD; Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):345-355

New Technology

Epithelial Thickness Profile as a Method to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Collagen Cross-Linking Treatment After Corneal Ectasia

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Darren Couch, BscOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):356-363


Pediatric Refractive Surgery and Its Role in the Treatment of Amblyopia: Meta-Analysis of the Peer-Reviewed Literature

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Nathaly V. Wolter, MD; David P. Piñero, PhD; Fransisco Amparo, MD; Esin Sogutlu Sari, MD; Cem Cankaya, MD; Carlos Laria, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):364-374

Surgical Technique

New Axis-Marking Method for a Toric Intraocular Lens: Mapping Method

Deoksun Cha, MD; Su Yeon Kang, MD; Seung-Hyun Kim, MD, PhD; Jong-Suk Song, MD, PhD; Hyo-Myung Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):375-379


Hyperopic LASEK Treatments with Mitomycin C Using the SCHWIND AMARIS

Colm McAlinden, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD; Eirini Skiadaresi, MD; Jonathan E. Moore, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):380-383

Interface Fluid Syndrome After Bioptics

Emilie Bardet, MD; David Touboul, MD; Julien Kerautret, MD; François Léger, MD; Perry S. Binder, MS, MD; Joseph Colin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):383-386

Bioptics in Sutureless Intrascleral Multifocal Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens Fixation

Mitrofanis Pavlidis, MD; Diego de Ortueta, MD; Gabor B. Scharioth, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(5):386-388

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