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
  • October 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 10

Khalil D. Hanna, MD (1944–2013)

George O. Waring, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):659-660

Letters to the Editor

Laser Cataract Surgery: Curse of the Small Pupil

H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD; Ronald D. Gerste, MD; Tim Schultz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):662


Pentacam HR Criteria for Curvature Change in Keratoconus and Postoperative LASIK Ectasia

Roy S. Rubinfeld, MD; Roxanne Littner, MS; William B. Trattler, MD; Karolinne Rocha, MD; Jonathan Talamo, MD; Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):666

Original Article

Microdistortions in Bowman’s Layer Following Femtosecond Laser Small Incision Lenticule Extraction Observed by Fourier-Domain OCT

Peijun Yao, MD, PhD; Jing Zhao, MD; Meiyan Li, MD; Yang Shen, MD; Zixian Dong, MD, PhD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):668-674

Resolving Refractive Error After Cataract Surgery: IOL Exchange, Piggyback Lens, or LASIK

Roberto Fernández-Buenaga, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Andrés L. Pérez Ardoy, MsC; Adrián Larrosa Quesada, MsC; Laura Pinilla-Cortés, MD; Rafael I. Barraquer, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):676-683

Intraocular Lens Implantation Procedures in Aphakic Eyes With Insufficient Capsular Support Associated With Previous Cataract Surgery

Leyla Hazar, MD; Necip Kara, MD; Ercument Bozkurt, MD; Engin Bilge Ozgurhan, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):685-691

Changes in Higher-Order Aberrations After Iris-Fixated Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Hidemasa Torii, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Kazuhiro Watanabe, MD; Megumi Saiki, MS; Naoko Kato, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):693-700

Intra-eye Visual Function Comparison With and Without a Central Hole Contact Lens-Based System: Potential Applications to ICL Design

Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; Santiago García-Lázaro, PhD; Lurdes Belda-Salmerón, MSc; César Albarrán-Diego, MSc; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):702-707

Repeatability of Ocular Response Analyzer Waveform Parameters in Normal Eyes and Eyes After Refractive Surgery

Hana Landoulsi, MD; Alain Saad, MD; NourMaya N. Haddad, MD; Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):709-714

Association Between Ocular Dominance and Refractive Asymmetry

Misae Ito, CO, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD; Takushi Kawamorita, CO, PhD; Hitoshi Ishikawa, MD, PhD; Kei Sunaga, CO; Mari Komatsu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):716-720

Surgical Technique

New Technique of Intracorneal Ring Segments Suturing After Migration

Elias Jarade, MD; Ali Dirani, MD; Ali Fadlallah, MD; Rafic Antonios, MD; Georges Cherfan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(10):722-724

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