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
  • February 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 2
Letters to the Editor
Free Video

Comprehending IOL Signs and the Significance in Glued IOL Surgery

Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Athiya Agarwal, MD, DO; Soosan Jacob, MS, DNB, FRCS; Priaya Narang, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):79


Axial Eye Length Evaluation Before and After Hyperopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Nicola Rosa, MD; Maddalena De Bernardo, MD; Michele Lanza, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):80


LASIK Interface Complications: What Is the Appropriate Term for PISK?

Virgilio Galvis, MD; Alejandro Tello, MD; Mario L. Revelo, MD; Paul Valarezo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):81-82

Original Article

Safety and Visual Outcome of Visian Toric ICL Implantation After Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in Keratoconus

Ali Fadlallah, MD; Ali Dirani, MD; Hala El Rami, MD; Georges Cherfane, MD; Elias Jarade, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):84-89

Two Techniques for Sutureless Intrascleral Posterior Chamber IOL Fixation

Yuksel Totan, MD; Remzi Karadag, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):90-94

Comparison of Posterior Corneal Imaging Before and After LASIK Using Dual Rotating Scheimpflug and Scanning Slit-Beam Corneal Tomography Systems

Mary Ellen Sy, MD; Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, MD; Siamak Zarei-Ghanavati, MD; Jamison Engle, MD; Jennifer Danesh; D. Rex Hamilton, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):96-101

Just-Noticeable Differences for Wavefront Aberrations Obtained With a Staircase Procedure

Hendrik Jungnickel, Dipl-Ing (FH) AO; Daniel Weigel, Dipl-Phys; Holger Babovsky, Dipl-Phys; Armin Kiessling, PhD; Richard Kowarschik, PhD; Michael Gebhardt, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):102-109

Anterior Segment OCT Imaging After Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

Zoltan Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSc; Tamás Filkorn, MD; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Tibor Juhasz, PhD, DSc; Eric Donnenfeld, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Jorge L. Alio, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):110-112

Agreement Between Pentacam and IOLMaster in Patients Undergoing Toric IOL Implantation

Bradford W. Lee, MD, MSc; Anat Galor, MD, MSPH; William J. Feuer, MS; Bozorgmehr Pouyeh, MD; Jesse S. Pelletier, MD; Pravin K. Vaddavalli, MD; Benjamin T. Lemelman, MD; Craig See, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):114-120

Anterior Chamber and Aqueous Depth Measurement in Pseudophakic Eyes: Agreement Between Ultrasound Biometry and Scheimpflug Imaging

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS; Michele Carbonelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):121-125

An Optomechanical Model Eye for Ophthalmological Refractive Studies

Ashkan Arianpour; Eric J. Tremblay, PhD; Igor Stamenov; Joseph E. Ford, PhD; David J. Schanzlin, MD; Yuhwa Lo, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):126-132

Objective Accommodation Measurement of the Crystalens HD Compared to Monofocal Intraocular Lenses

Katherine V. Zamora-Alejo, MD; Sacha Pierre Moore, FRCOphth; Douglas G. A. Parker, BMedSc, MBBS, PhD; Katja Ullrich, BM, BS; Adrian Esterman, PhD, MSc, DLSHTM; Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth), FRANZCO, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):133-139

Surgical Technique
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Scleral Fixation of a One-Piece Toric Intraocular Lens

Matthew E. Emanuel, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Samuel Masket, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):140-142


Transitory Topographical Variations in Keratoconus During Pregnancy

Florence Hoogewoud, MD; Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(2):144-146

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