Journal of Refractive Surgery

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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

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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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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
  • January 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 1
Editorial
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Femtosecond LASIK Flaps: Excellent, but Superior?

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):9-10 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111228-01

Letters to the Editor

Measurement of Intraocular Pressure During Corneal Flap Preparation

José L. Hernández-Verdejo, OD, PhD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):11-11 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20120101-04

Video Video

A Simple, Reproducible, and Cost Effective Axis Marking System for Toric Lens Implantation

Grayson A. Roumeliotis, MSc; Cindy M.L. Hutnik, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):12-13 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111206-01

Review

IntraLase Femtosecond Laser vs Mechanical Microkeratomes in LASIK for Myopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Shihao Chen, MD, OD, MSc; Yifan Feng, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD; Qinmei Wang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):15-24 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111228-02

Original Articles

Evaluation of LASIK Treatment With the Femto LDV in Patients With Corneal Opacity

Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD; Ayako Chiba, BS; Jumpei Matsuda, MD; Yoshiaki Nawa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):25-30 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111213-01

Original Article

Management and Outcomes of Suction Loss During LASIK Flap Creation With a Femtosecond Laser

Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD; Miyuki Watabe, PhD; Tadayuki Nakamura, MD; Nobuo Nakamura, MD, PhD; Tadahiko Tsuru, MD, PhD; George O. Waring IV, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):32-36 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111122-01

Femtosecond LASIK Retreatment Using Side Cutting Only

Efekan Coskunseven, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Sai Kolli, MA(Cantab), MBBChir, FRCOphth, PhD; Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):37-41 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20110812-01

Comparison of Residual Stromal Bed Thickness Measurement Among Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound, Intraoperative Handheld Ultrasound, and Optical Coherence Tomography

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):42-47 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20110825-02

In Vivo Measurements of Thermal Load During Ablation in High-speed Laser Corneal Refractive Surgery

Diego de Ortueta, MD; Thomas Magnago, Dipl-Ing (FH); Nico Triefenbach, Dipl-Ing (FH); Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc; Udo Sauer; Ulrich Brunsmann, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):53-58 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20110906-01

Finite Element Analysis of Blunt Foreign Body Impact on the Cornea After PRK and LASIK

Seyed Jamaleddin Mousavi, MSc; Nariman Nassiri, MD; Nafiseh Masoumi, MSc; Nader Nassiri, MD; Mercede Majdi-N, MD; Solmaz Farzaneh, BSc; Ali R. Djalilian, MD; Gholam A. Peyman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):59-64 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20110906-02

Visual Outcomes After Epi-LASIK and PRK for Low and Moderate Myopia

Rose K. Sia, MD; Charles D. Coe, PhD; Jayson D. Edwards, MD; Denise S. Ryan, MS; Kraig S. Bower, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):65-71 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111004-01

Report

Corneal Haze Following Disruption of Epithelial Basement Membrane on Ultra-high-resolution OCT Following Femtosecond LASIK

Pravin K. Vaddavalli, MD; Volkan Hurmeric, MD; Jianhua Wang, MD, PhD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):72-74 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111202-01

Inadvertent LASIK Flap Creation Over a Soft Contact Lens

Ama Sadaka, MD; Daniel G. Cherfan, MA, MS; Samir A. Melki, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(1):74-76 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20111102-01

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