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
  • November 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 11

Corneal Collagen Cross-linking: New and Expanding Applications

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):744-745

Letters to the Editor

Evaluation of Haze Formation After Thin-flap Microkeratome LASIK for Myopia

Amany I.A. Ibrahim, MD, FRCS; Khaled W. Sharif, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):749-750

Original Articles
Original Article

Results of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in Pediatric Patients

Ritu Arora, MD; Deepa Gupta, MS; Jawahar Lal Goyal, MD; Parul Jain, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):759-762

Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking in Pediatric Patients: Early Results

Luca Buzzonetti, MD; Gianni Petrocelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):763-767

Corneal Confocal Microscopy Following Conventional, Transepithelial, and Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-linking Procedures for Keratoconus

David Touboul, MD; Nathan Efron, PhD, DSc; David Smadja, MD; Delphine Praud, MSc; Florence Malet, MD; Joseph Colin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):769-775

In Vivo Imaging of Riboflavin Penetration During Collagen Cross-linking With Hand-held Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Chintan Malhotra, MS; Rohit Shetty, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow); Rajesh S. Kumar, MS; Himabindu Veluri, MS; Harsha Nagaraj, MS; K. Bhujang Shetty, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):776-780

Corneal Transparency After Cross-linking for Keratoconus: 1-Year Follow-up

Ramon Gutiérrez, MD, PhD; Inma Lopez, MD; Cesar Villa-Collar, OD, PhD; José Manuel González-Méijome, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):781-785

Outcomes of a New Microwave Procedure Followed By Accelerated Cross-linking for the Treatment of Keratoconus: A Pilot Study

Alfredo Vega-Estrada, MD, MSc; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Ana B. Plaza Puche, MSc; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):787-792


Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Progressive Keratoconus in Pediatric Patients: A Feasibility Study

Paraskevi G. Zotta, MD, MSc; Kostas A. Moschou, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Diamantis D. Almaliotis, MD; Athanasios P. Karamitsos, MD; Vasileios E. Karampatakis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):793-796


Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Nonectatic Disorders: A Systematic Review

Daniel I. Bettis, MD; Maylon Hsu, MD; Majid Moshirfar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):798-807

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