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

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Past Issue
  • May 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 5
Letters to the Editor

Subjective Quality of Vision

Colm McAlinden, PhD; Jyoti Khadka, PhD; Konrad Pesudovs, PhD; Eirini Skiadaresi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):313-314

IOL Scaffold Technique for Posterior Capsule Rupture

Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Gaurav Prakash, MD; Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS; Athiya Agarwal, MD, DO; Soundari Sivagnanam, DNB, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):314-315

Original Article

Femtosecond Laser–assisted LASIK Improves Quality of Life

Alexandra Meidani, MD; Chara Tzavara, MSc; Christina Dimitrakaki, MSc; Konrad Pesudovs, PhD; Yannis Tountas, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):319-326

Effect of Simulated IOL Tilt and Decentration on Spherical Aberration After Hyperopic LASIK for Different Intraocular Lenses

Javier Ruiz-Alcocer, MSc; Caridad Pérez-Vives, MSc; David Madrid-Costa, PhD; Norberto López-Gil, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):327-334

Modulation Transfer Function of a Toric Intraocular Lens: Evaluation of the Changes Produced by Rotation and Tilt

Adelina Felipe, PhD; José M. Artigas, PhD; Amparo Díez-Ajenjo, PhD; Carmen García-Domene, MSc; Cristina Peris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):335-340

Stability of Therapeutic Retreatment of Corneal Wavefront Customized Ablation With the SCHWIND CAM: 4-year Data

Ioannis M. Aslanides, MD; Sai Kolli, MD; Sara Padroni, MSc; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):347-352

Intraoperative Cyclorotation and Pupil Centroid Shift During LASIK and PRK

Julio Narváez, MD; Matthew Brucks, MD; Grenith Zimmerman, PhD; Peter Bekendam, MD; Gregory Bacon, MD; Kristin Schmid, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):353-357

Effect of Limbal Marking Prior to Laser Ablation on the Magnitude of Cyclotorsional Error

Xiangjun Chen, MD, MS; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Filip Stojanovic; Jon Roger Eidet, MD; Sten Raeder, MD, PhD; Haakon Øritsland, MD; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):358-362


Aspergillus Endophthalmitis in One Eye Subsequent to Bilateral Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Mohammad Jalili, MD; Hassan Hashemi, MD; Mahmood Jabarvand, MD; Said Ali Tabatabai, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):363-365

Delayed Presentation of Traumatic Dislocation of a Visian Implantable Collamer Lens

Joseph W. Schmitz, MD; Gavin C. McEwan, MD; Elizabeth M. Hofmeister, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(5):365-367

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