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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • April 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 4

Screening for Ectasia Risk: What Are We Screening For and How Should We Screen For It?

Renato Ambrósio, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):230-232



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):234

Original Article

Comparison of Four Different VisuMax Circle Patterns for Flap Creation After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Andri K. Riau, MSc; Heng P. Ang, BSc; Nyein C. Lwin, MBBS, MSc; Shyam S. Chaurasia, PhD; Donald T. Tan, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth; Jodhbir S. Mehta, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):236-244

Binocularity Enhances Visual Acuity of Eyes Implanted With Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Konstantinos T. Tsaousis, MD, MSc; Sotiris Plainis, MSc, PhD; Stavros A. Dimitrakos, MD, PhD; Ioannis T. Tsinopoulos, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):246-250

Clinical and Optical Intraocular Performance of Rotationally Asymmetric Multifocal IOL Plate-Haptic Design Versus C-Loop Haptic Design

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Ana B. Plaza-Puche, MSc; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; María José Ayala, MD, PhD; Alfredo Vega-Estrada, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):252-259

The Effects of Mitomycin C on Tear Function After Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Contralateral Comparative Study

Azadeh Farahi, MD; Hassan Hashemi, MD; Shiva Mehravaran, MD, MIH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):260-264

Inferior Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments in Paracentral Keratoconus With No Coincident Topographic and Coma Axis

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Luis Fernández-Vega Cueto, MD; Begoña Baamonde, MD, PhD; Jesus Merayo-Lloves, MD, PhD; David Madrid-Costa, OD, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):266-272

Influence of the Reference Surface Shape for Discriminating Between Normal Corneas, Subclinical Keratoconus, and Keratoconus

David Smadja, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD; Glauco R. Mello, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Joseph Colin, MD†; David Touboul, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):274-281


Biomechanical and Refractive Behaviors of Keratoconic Cornea Based on Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Hyperelastic Models

Zhaolong Han; Xiaohong Sui, PhD; Dai Zhou, PhD; Chuanqing Zhou, PhD; Qiushi Ren, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):282-290


Unilateral Ectasia After LASIK in a Patient With Abnormal Topography but Normal Tomography

Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Alain Saad, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(4):294-296

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