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
  • September 2012
  • Volume 28 · Issue 9

The Perils of the Least Publishable Unit

William J. Dupps Jr, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):601-602

Letters to the Editor

Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Keratoconic Cornea Pretreated With PRK

Zhen-Yong Zhang, MD; Xing-Ru Zhang, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):605

Stability of Epithelial Thickness During 5 Minutes Immersion in 33°C 0.9% Saline Using Very High-frequency Digital Ultrasound

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(9):606-607

Original Articles

Comparison of Long-term Visual Outcome and IOL Position With a Single-optic Accommodating IOL After 5.5- or 6.0-mm Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Andrea Szigeti, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Agnes I. Takacs, MD; Kata Miháltz, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):609-613

Original Article

Correction of Undesirable Pseudophakic Refractive Error With the Sulcoflex Intraocular Lens

Kevin Falzon, MD, MRCOphth; Owen G. Stewart, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):614-619

Evaluating the Speed of Visual Recovery Following Thin-flap LASIK With a Femtosecond Laser

Daniel S. Durrie, MD; Jason P. Brinton, MD; Michele R. Avila, OD; Erin D. Stahl, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):620-624

Effect of Hinge Position on Corneal Sensation and Dry Eye Parameters After Femtosecond Laser–assisted LASIK

Jerry Chien-Chieh Huang, MD; Chi-Chin Sun, MD, PhD; Chao-Kay Chang, MD, PhD; David Hui-Kang Ma, MD, PhD; Yi-Fang Lin, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):625-631

Comparison of Tear Cytokines and Clinical Outcomes Between Off-flap and On-flap Epi-LASIK With Mitomycin C

Yu Zhang, MD; Yue-Guo Chen, MD; Ying-Jie Xia, MD; Hong Qi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):632-638

Initial Surface Temperature of PMMA Plates Used for Daily Laser Calibration Affects the Predictability of Corneal Refractive Surgery

Jeremy Wernli, MSc; Silvia Schumacher, PhD; Christian Wuellner, Dipl Ing; Christof Donitzky, Dipl Ing; Michael Mrochen, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):639-644

Corneal Changes in Progressive Keratoconus After Cross-linking Assessed by Scheimpflug Camera

Kinga Kránitz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Kata Miháltz, MD, PhD; Gábor László Sándor, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; János Németh, MD, DSC; Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, MD, DSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):645-649

Accuracy of Intraocular Lens Calculation With Ray Tracing

Peter Hoffmann, MD; Jochen Wahl, MD; Paul-Rolf Preußner, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):650-655

New Concepts

Refractive and Topographic Errors in Topography-guided Ablation Produced by Epithelial Compensation Predicted by 3D Artemis VHF Digital Ultrasound Stromal and Epithelial Thickness Mapping

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, DABO, FRCOphth, FEBO; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2012;28(9):657-663

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