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
  • March 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 3
Letters to the Editor

Distortions of Iris and Anterior Lens Capsule OCT Images by ICRS

Hosik Hwang, MD, MS; Young Sik Yoo, MD; Chang Won Park, MS; Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):155-156


SMILE Blinks!

Seyed-Farzad Mohammadi, MD; Banafsheh Vakilian, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):157-158


Anatomy of a Manuscript

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):160-162

New Technology

One-Year Safety and Efficacy Results of a Hydrogel Inlay to Improve Near Vision in Patients With Emmetropic Presbyopia

Enrique Barragan Garza, MD; Sandra Gomez; Arturo Chayet, MD; Jon Dishler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):166-172

Original Article

SD-OCT Analysis of Regional Epithelial Thickness Profiles in Keratoconus, Postoperative Corneal Ectasia, and Normal Eyes

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Claudia E. Perez-Straziota, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):173-179

Non-penetrating Femtosecond Laser Intrastromal Astigmatic Keratotomy in Patients With Mixed Astigmatism After Previous Refractive Surgery

Jan Venter, MD; Rodney Blumenfeld, MD; Steve Schallhorn, MD; Martina Pelouskova, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):180-186

Implantation of Three-Piece Silicone Toric Additive IOLs in Challenging Clinical Cases With High Astigmatism

Bettina C. Thomas, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, FEBO; Josef Reiter, MD; Mike P. Holzer, MD, FEBO; Tanja M. Rabsilber, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):187-193

Efficacy and Stability of AT TORBI 709 M Toric IOL

Lucia Bascaran, MD; Javier Mendicute, MD, PhD; Beatriz Macias-Murelaga, MD; Nagore Arbelaitz, MD; Itziar Martinez-Soroa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):194-199

Factors Affecting Near Vision After Monofocal Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dong Hui Lim, MD; Jong Chul Han, MD; Myung Hun Kim, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD; Tae-Young Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):200-204

Refractive Error Assessment: Influence of Different Optical Elements and Current Limits of Biometric Techniques

Filomena Ribeiro, MD; Antonio Castanheira-Dinis, MD, PhD; Joao Mendanha Dias, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):206-212

Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Nerve Regeneration After LASIK

Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Alejandra E. Rodriguez, MsC; Alfredo Vega, MD; Gonzalo Muñoz, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):213-219

Surgical Technique

Scleral Fixation Underneath an Intact Conjunctiva

Arif Koytak, MD; Esin Sogutlu Sari, MD; Muhammed Altinisik, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):220-223



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(3):224

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