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
  • November 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 11

Pupil Size and LASIK: A Review

David Myung, MD, PhD; Steven Schallhorn, MD; Edward E. Manche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):734-741

Original Article

Changes in Prostaglandin Levels in Patients Undergoing Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Tim Schultz, MD; Stephanie C. Joachim, MD; Mathias Kuehn; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):742-747

Optical Quality Differences Between Three Multifocal Intraocular Lenses: Bifocal Low Add, Bifocal Moderate Add, and Trifocal

David Madrid-Costa, PhD; Javier Ruiz-Alcocer, PhD; Teresa Ferrer-Blasco, PhD; Santiago García-Lázaro, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):749-754


Visual Outcomes of a Trifocal Aspheric Diffractive Intraocular Lens With Microincision Cataract Surgery

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Raúl Montalbán, MSc; Pablo Peña-García, MSc; Felipe A. Soria, MD; Alfredo Vega-Estrada, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):756-761

Subjective Outcomes After Bilateral Implantation of an Apodized Diffractive +3.0 D Multifocal Toric IOL in a Prospective Clinical Study

Michael C. Knorz, MD; José L. Rincón, MD; Enrique Suarez, MD; José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Luis Fernández-Vega, MD, PhD; Christine Titke, BS; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD, FEBO; Sally Tucker, MCOptom, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):762-767

Variability of Subjective Classifications of Corneal Topography Maps From LASIK Candidates

Isaac C. Ramos, MD; Rosane Correa, MD; Frederico P. Guerra, MD; William Trattler, MD; Michael W. Belin, MD; Stephen D. Klyce, PhD; Bruno M. Fontes, MD, PhD; Paulo Schor, MD; Michael K. Smolek, PhD; Daniel G. Dawson, MD; Maria Regina Chalita, MD, PhD; Jorge O. Cazal, MD; Milton Ruiz, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):770-775

New Concepts

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Keyhole Endokeratophakia: Correction of Hyperopia by Implantation of an Allogeneic Lenticule Obtained by SMILE From a Myopic Donor

Kishore R. Pradhan, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MSTOptom, PhD; Reeta Gurung, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):777-782

Surgical Technique

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Without Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):784-787


Achromobacter xylosoxidans Keratitis Masquerading as Recurrent Erosion After LASIK

Kamran M. Riaz, MD; Robert S. Feder, MD, MBA; Arth Srivastava, BS; Jonathan Rosin, MD; Surendra Basti, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):788-790

Corneal Ectasia After LASIK in a Patient With Normal Scheimpflug Evaluation but a High Ectasia Risk Score

Fauze Abdulmassih Goncalves, MD; José Marcos Santos Goncalves, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):792-795



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(11):796

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