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
  • August 2011
  • Volume 27 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial

The Future of Laser-assisted Refractive Cataract Surgery

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):552-553

Letters to the Editor

Intracorneal Ring Segments and Phakic Intraocular Lens

Alejandro Navas, MD; Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, MD; Enrique O. Graue-Hernandez, MD; Arturo Gomez-Bastar, MD; Tito Ramirez-Luquin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):555-556

Subjective Refraction Before LASIK Enhancement in Bioptics Procedures With Refractive Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

César Albarrán-Diego, PhD; Gonzalo Muñoz, PhD, FEBO; Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):556-557

Original Articles

Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy and Manual Continuous Curvilinear Capsulorrhexis Parameters and Their Effects on Intraocular Lens Centration

Kinga Kránitz, MD; Agnes Takacs, MD; Kata Miháltz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):558-563

Original Article

Comparison of Intraocular Lens Decentration Parameters After Femtosecond and Manual Capsulotomies

Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, MD, DSC; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Agnes I. Takacs, MD; Kata Miháltz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Michael C. Knorz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):564-569

Visual and Optical Performance With Two Different Diffractive Multifocal Intraocular Lenses Compared to a Monofocal Lens

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; David P. Piñero, PhD; Ana B. Plaza-Puche, MSc; Francisco Amparo, MD; Ramón Jiménez, MSc; Jose L. Rodríguez-Prats, MD, PhD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):570-581

Myopic LASIK and LASEK in Patients With Preoperative Mean Central Keratometry ≥47.50 D

Julio Ortega-Usobiaga, MD, PhD; Clara Martín-Reyes, MD; Fernando Llovet-Osuna, MD, PhD; Jaime Beltrán-Sanz, MD; Manuel Caro, MD; Julio Baviera-Sabater, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):591-596

Optical Quality and Visual Discrimination Capacity After Myopic LASIK With a Standard and Aspheric Ablation Profile

Rosario G. Anera, PhD; José J. Castro, PhD; José R. Jiménez, PhD; César Villa, PhD; Aixa Alarcón, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):597-601

Effects on Vision With Glare After Correction of Monochromatic Wavefront Aberrations

Hendrik Jungnickel, Dipl-Ing (FH), AO; Holger Babovsky, Dipl-Phys; Armin Kiessling, PhD; Michael Gebhardt, PhD; Hans-Juergen Grein, MD; Richard Kowarschik, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):602-612

Gabapentin for Postoperative Pain After Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Alejandro Lichtinger, MD; Tracy L. Purcell, PhD; David J. Schanzlin, MD; Arturo S. Chayet, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):613-617

Epithelial Thickness Up to 26 Years After Radial Keratotomy: Three-dimensional Display With Artemis Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2011;27(8):618-624

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