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
  • November Supplement 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 11

Introduction to Commercially Approved Customized Ablation: Tenth Year in Review

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Patrick Chan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):S813-S814


Femtosecond Laser (WaveLight FS200) Customized Keratoplasty for Keratoconus: Case Report

Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Saleh Al-Ageel, MD, FRCS(G)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):S826-S828

Clinical Results of Topography-based Customized Ablations for Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism

Jerry Tan, MBBS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Daniel Simon, Dipl.Ing(FH); Michael Mrochen, PhD; Yong Ming Por, MBBS, FRCS, MMed(Ophth), MRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):S829-S836

Clinical Results of Topography-based Customized Ablations in Highly Aberrated Eyes and Keratoconus/Ectasia With Cross-linking

David T.C. Lin, MD, FRCSC; Simon Holland, MD, FRCSC; Johnson C.H. Tan, MBBS, FRCSEd(Ophth), FAMS; Gregory Moloney, MBBS, FRCSC, FRANZCO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(11):S841-S848

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