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
  • December 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 12
Letters to the Editor

Big Bubble DALK After CXL in Keratoconic Patients

Alfonso Iovieno, MD; Antonio Moramarco, MD; Marco Coassin, MD, PhD; Stefano Baiocchi, MD, PhD; Aldo Caporossi, MD, FRCS; Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):801


Evaluating Predictability

Jonathan M. Davidorf, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):802

Original Article

Prospective Multicenter Study of Toric IOL Outcomes When Dual Zone Automated Keratometry Is Used for Astigmatism Planning

Richard Potvin, OD; Kjell Gunnar Gundersen, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; Robert H. Osher, MD; Michael E. Snyder, MD; Robin R. Vann, MD; Kerry D. Solomon, MD; Warren E. Hill, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):804-809

Accuracy and Reproducibility of Cap Thickness in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):810-815

Four-Year Visual, Refractive, and Contrast Sensitivity Outcomes After Wavefront-Guided Myopic LASIK Using an Advanced Excimer Laser Platform

Mohamed Shafik Shaheen, MD, PhD; Tamer Hamdy Massoud, MD, PhD; Hani Ezzeldin, MD; Mounir Ahmed Khalifa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):816-822

LASIK Versus Photorefractive Keratectomy for High Myopic (> 3 Diopter) Astigmatism

Toam Katz, MD; Lars Wagenfeld, MD; Peter Galambos, MD; Benedikt große Darrelmann, MD; Gisbert Richard, MD; Stephan Johannes Linke, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):824-831

Refractive and Keratometric Stability in High Myopic LASIK With High-Frequency Femtosecond and Excimer Lasers

Anastasios John Kanellopoulos, MD; George Asimellis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):832-837

Assessment of Axial Length Before and After Myopic LASIK With the IOLMaster

Eugene Tay, FRCOphth; Xiang Li, BSc; Howard V. Gimbel, FRCSC; Geoffrey Kaye, FRCSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):838-841

Translational Science

Impact of Fluorescein on the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Photoactivated Riboflavin in Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Olivier Richoz, MD; Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Patrice Francois, PhD; Jacques Schrenzel, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):842-845

New Technology

Safety Profile of High-Fluence Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Progressive Keratoconus: Preliminary Results From a Prospective Cohort Study

Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Olivier Richoz, MD; Eliane Brugnoli; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):846-848

Bio Mechanics

Corneal Hysteresis With Intraocular Pressure of a Wide Range: A Test on Porcine Eyes

Chen Tao, MD; Zhaolong Han, PhD; Yong Sun, MD; Chuanqing Zhou, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Dai Zhou, PhD; Qiushi Ren, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):850-854

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(12):855-857

Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Small Pupils Using Mechanical Dilation Devices

H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD; Tim Schultz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):858-862


Histological Sections of Corneal Incisions in OCT-Guided Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

Tim Schultz, MD; Iris Tischoff, MD; Edak Ezeanosike, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):863-864

Corneal Ectasia After Intrastromal Presbyopic Surgery

Jean-Christophe Courjaret, MD; Frédéric Matonti, MD, MSc; Michèle Savoldelli; Jean-Marc Legeais, MD, PhD; Louis Hoffart, MD, PhD; François D'Hermies, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(12):865-868

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