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
  • May 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 5
Original Article

Sources of Medical Error in Refractive Surgery

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Rachel G. Simpson, BS; Sonal B. Dave, MD; Steven M. Christiansen, BS; Jason N. Edmonds, MD; William W. Culbertson, MD; Stephen E. Pascucci, MD; Neal A. Sher, MD; David B. Cano, MD; William B. Trattler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):303-310

Long-term Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Low to High Myopia: 13 to 19 Years of Follow-Up

Anders H. Vestergaard, MD; Jesper Ø. Hjortdal, MD, DMSc, PhD; Anders Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Kresten Work, MD, DMSc; Jakob Grauslund, MD, DMSc, PhD; Anne Katrin Sjølie, MD, DMSc†

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):312-319

Analysis of Age-Dependence of the Anterior and Posterior Cornea With Scheimpflug Imaging

Gabor Nemeth, MD, PhD; Ziad Hassan, MD; Eszter Szalai, MD, PhD; Andras Berta, MD, PhD, DSci; Laszlo Modis, MD, PhD, DSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):326-331

Biological and Biomechanical Responses to Traditional Epithelium-Off and Transepithelial Riboflavin-UVA CXL Techniques in Rabbits

Brian K. Armstrong, MD; Michelle P. Lin, MD; Matthew R. Ford, BS; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD; Vivek Singh, PhD; Gregory H. Grossman, PhD; Vandana Agrawal, MS; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD; Robert S. Butler, MS; William J. Dupps Jr, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):332-341

Combined Surgical Management of Capsular and Iris Deficiency With Glued Intraocular Lens Technique

Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOPTH; Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS; Mandeep Lamba, DNB, FRCS; Sathiya Packialakshmi, MSC; Alessandro Meduri, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):342-347


A New Slant on Toric Intraocular Lens Power Calculation

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS; Pietro Ducoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):348-354


Scheimpflug-Based Tomography and Biomechanical Assessment in Pressure-Induced Stromal Keratopathy

Fernando Faria-Correia, MD; Isaac Ramos, MD; Bruno Valbon, MD; Allan Luz, MD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Renato Ambrósio, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):356-358

Intraoperative Opacification of a Hydrophilic Acrylic With Hydrophobic Surface IOL With Spontaneous Resolution in 24 Hours

Lucía Gutierrez, MD; Paz Rodríguez, MD; David Antolín García, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):360-362

Intacs Followed by MyoRing Implantation in Severe Keratoconus

Mahmoud Jabbarvand Behrouz, MD; Hesam Hashemian, MD; Mehdi Khodaparast, MD; Ahmad Salamat Rad, MD; Mahla Shadravan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(5):364-366

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