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
  • April 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 4


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):246


Where Should the IOL Go When it Does Not Go Where it Should?

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):240-241

Letters to the Editor

Pregnancy May Trigger Late Onset of Keratectasia After LASIK

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Tobias Koller, MD; Victor Derhartunian, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):242-243

Interface Fluid Syndrome Associated With Cataract Surgery

Ester Carreño, MD; Alejandro Portero, MD; David J. Galarreta, MD, PhD; Jesús M. Merayo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):243-244

Original Article

Comparative Evaluation of Suture-assisted and Fibrin Glue–assisted Scleral Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation

Sunil Ganekal, FRCS; Sathyamurthy Venkataratnam, MS; Syril Dorairaj, MD; Vishal Jhanji, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):249-252

Intraocular Lens Tilt and Decentration Measured By Scheimpflug Camera Following Manual or Femtosecond Laser–created Continuous Circular Capsulotomy

Kinga Kránitz, MD; Kata Miháltz, MD; Gábor L. Sándor, MD; Agnes Takacs, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):259-263

AcrySof Cachet Phakic Intraocular Lens in Myopic Patients: Visual Performance, Wavefront Error, and Lens Position

Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; Lisa Toto, MD, PhD; Luca Vecchiarino, MD; Emanuele Doronzo, MD; Rodolfo Mastropasqua, MD; Marta Di Nicola, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):267-274

Scheimpflug Camera Measurement of Anterior and Posterior Corneal Curvature in Eyes With Previous Radial Keratotomy

Massimo Camellin, MD; Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD; Michele Carbonelli, MD; Piero Barboni, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):275-279

Surgical Technique

Argon Laser Iridoplasty to Improve Visual Function Following Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implantation

Renée Solomon, MD; Allon Barsam, FRCOphth; Alex Voldman; Jack Holladay, MD; Maninder Bhogal, MRCOphth; Henry D. Perry, MD; Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):281-283

Translational Science

Vorinostat: A Potent Agent to Prevent and Treat Laser-induced Corneal Haze

Ashish Tandon, PhD; Jonathan C.K. Tovey, MD; Michael R. Waggoner, MD; Ajay Sharma, PhD; John W. Cowden, MD; Daniel J. Gibson; Yuanjing Liu, PhD; Gregory S. Schultz, PhD; Rajiv R. Mohan, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):285-290


The History of LASIK

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(4):291-298


Unilateral Sulcus Implantation of the Crystalens HD

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD; Alexandra E. Karavitaki, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Georgios A. Kontadakis, MD, MSc; Sophia I. Panagopoulou, PhD; George A. Kounis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):299-301

High-cylinder Acrylic Toric Intraocular Lenses: A Case Series of Eyes With Cataracts and Large Amounts of Corneal Astigmatism

Guadalupe Cervantes-Coste, MD; Laura Garcia-Ramirez, MD; Erick Mendoza-Schuster, MD; Cecilio Velasco-Barona, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(4):302-304

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