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
  • August 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 8
Original Articles

LASIK for Presbyopia Correction in Emmetropic Patients Using Aspheric Ablation Profiles and a Micro-monovision Protocol With the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL 80 and VisuMax

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FC Ophth(SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, PhD, MSTOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):531-539

Original Article

Comparison of IOL Power Calculation and Refractive Outcome After Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery With a Femtosecond Laser Versus Conventional Phacoemulsification

Tamás Filkorn, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Ágnes Takács, MD; Éva Horváth, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):540-544

Effect of Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy on Refraction in Multifocal Apodized Diffractive Pseudophakia

Violette Vrijman, MD; Jan Willem van der Linden, BOpt; Carla P. Nieuwendaal, MD; Ivanka J.E. van der Meulen, MD; Maarten P. Mourits, MD, PhD; Ruth Lapid-Gortzak, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):545-550

Comparison of Keratometric Data Obtained by Automated Keratometer, Dicon CT 200, Allegro Topolyzer, and Pentacam

Tansu Gonen, MD; C. Banu Cosar, MD; Bozkurt Sener, MD; Kadircan H. Keskinbora, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):557-561

Corneal Thickness Measurements Using Time-domain Anterior Segment OCT, Ultrasound, and Scheimpflug Tomographer Pachymetry Before and After Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus

Rita Mencucci, MD; Iacopo Paladini, MD; Gianni Virgili, MD; Giovanni Giacomelli, MD; Ugo Menchini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):562-566

New Concepts

LASIK Interface Complications: Etiology, Management, and Outcomes

J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Rupa D. Shah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):575-586


Hypopyon Uveitis Following LASIK in a Patient With Ulcerative Colitis

Margaret P. Liu, MD; Frank S. Hwang, MD; J.P. Dunn, MD; Walter J. Stark, MD; Kraig S. Bower, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(8):589-591

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