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

Past Issue
  • January 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery With a Femtosecond Laser After Penetrating Keratoplasty: Case Report

Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Tamás Filkorn, MD; Éva Juhász, MD; Gábor Sándor, MD; Andrea Szigeti, MD; Michael Knorz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):8


Successful Management of Burkholderia cepacia keratitis After LASIK

Jagadesh C. Reddy, MD; Michael D. Tibbetts, MD; Kristin M. Hammersmith, MD; Parveen K. Nagra, MD; Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):8-9


Pentacam Keratometric Values Unreliable for IOL Power Calculation After Refractive Surgery

Jennifer C. Fan Gaskin, MBChB; Chi-Ying Chou, MBChB; Charles N.J. McGhee, PhD, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):10

Original Article

Visual Outcomes and Safety of a Refractive Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia Using Femtosecond Laser

Aliki N. Limnopoulou, MD, MSc; Dimitrios I. Bouzoukis, MD, FEBO; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Sophia I. Panagopoulou, PhD; Sotiris Plainis, PhD; Aristophanes I. Pallikaris, MSc; Vladimir Feingold; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):12-18

Effect of Experimentally Induced Astigmatism on Functional, Conventional, and Low-Contrast Visual Acuity

Kazuhiro Watanabe, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Miho Kawai, MS; Hidemasa Torii, MD; Minako Kaido, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):19-24

Effect of Pupil Size on Uncorrected Visual Acuity in Pseudophakic Eyes With Astigmatism

Kazuhiro Watanabe, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Murat Dogru, MD; Takefumi Yamaguchi, MD; Hidemasa Torii, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):25-29

Comparison of Postoperative Vault Height Predictability Using White-to-White or Sulcus Diameter–based Sizing for the Visian Implantable Collamer Lens

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):30-35

Comparison of Artemis 2 Ultrasound and Visante Optical Coherence Tomography Corneal Thickness Profiles

Roxana Ursea, MD; Matthew Feng, MD; Raksha Urs, PhD; Arindam RoyChoudhury, PhD; Ronald H. Silverman, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):36-41

Corneal Higher Order Aberrations After Myopic Wavefront-optimized Ablation

David Smadja, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD; Glauco R. Mello, MD; David Touboul, MD; Michael Mrochen, PhD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):42-48

Reduced Cross-linking Demarcation Line Depth at the Peripheral Cornea After Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Jason C. S. Yam, FRCS(Ed), MPH; Arthur C. K. Cheng, MRCS(Ed), FRCophth(HK)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):49-53

Topography-guided Transepithelial PRK After Intracorneal Ring Segments Implantation and Corneal Collagen CXL in a Three-Step Procedure for Keratoconus

Efekan Coskunseven, MD; Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Argyro D. Plaka, MD, MSc; Aliki N. Limnopoulou, MD, MSc; George D Kymionis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):54-58

Surgical Technique

Assessment of Corneal Biomechanical Behavior Under Posterior and Anterior Pressure

Ji-guo Yu, PhD; Fang-Jun Bao, MD; Yi-fan Feng, MD; Charles Whitford, BEng (Hon); Ting Ye, MD; Yan-bing Huang, MD; Qin-Mei Wang, MD; Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):64-71



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(1):72

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