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
  • December 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial
Original Articles

Outcomes of Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery With a Diffractive Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Michael Lawless, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS; Shveta Jindal Bali, MBBS, MD; Chris Hodge, BAppSc(Orth); Timothy V. Roberts, MBBS, MMed, FRANZCO, FRACS; Colin Chan, MBBS, FRANZCO; Gerard Sutton, MBBS, MD, FRANZCO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):859-864

Original Article

Predictors for the Outcome of Small-incision Lenticule Extraction for Myopia

Jesper Ø. Hjortdal, MD, DrMedSci, PhD; Anders H. Vestergaard, MD; Anders Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Suganiah Ragunathan, MD; Sven Asp, MD, DrMedSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):865-871

Femtosecond Laser Correction of Presbyopia (INTRACOR) in Emmetropes Using a Modified Pattern

Bettina C. Thomas, MD; Anna Fitting, MSc; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, FEBO; Mike P. Holzer, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):872-878

Effect of Femtosecond Laser Fragmentation on Effective Phacoemulsification Time in Cataract Surgery

Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Fritz H. Hengerer, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):879-883

Outcomes of Pseudophakic Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation in Keratoconic Eyes With Cataract

Mayank A. Nanavaty, DO, MRCSEd, FRCOphth; Damian B. Lake, MBChB, FRCOphth; Sheraz M. Daya, MD, FACP, FACS, FRCSEd

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):884-890

Pentacam HR Criteria for Curvature Change in Keratoconus and Postoperative LASIK Ectasia

Robert L. Epstein, MD, MSEE; Yi-Lin Chiu, PhD; Greg L. Epstein, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):890-894

Theoretical Analysis of the Effect of Pupil Size, Initial Myopic Level, and Optical Zone on Quality of Vision After Corneal Refractive Surgery

Aixa Alarcón, PhD; Manuel Rubiño, PhD; Francisco Pérez-Ocón, PhD; José R. Jiménez, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):901-905

Translational Science

Femtosecond Laser Lenticule Transplantation in Rabbit Cornea: Experimental Study

HuiYing Liu, MD; WenQing Zhu, MD; Alice C. Jiang, BS; Alicia J. Sprecher, BS; Xingtao Zhou, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):907-911


Femtosecond Laser Technology in Corneal Refractive Surgery: A Review

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Argyro D. Plaka, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(12):912-920

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