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
  • June 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 6

High Fluence Iontophoretic Corneal Collagen Cross-linking: In Vivo OCT Imaging of Riboflavin Penetration

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Miguel Rechichi, MD; Pietro Rosetta, MD; Mario R. Romano, MD, PhD; Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; Vincenzo Scorcia, MD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):376-377

Original Article

Treatment of Postoperative Keratoplasty Astigmatism Using Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Intrastromal Relaxing Incisions

Olli Wetterstrand, MD; Juha M. Holopainen, MD, PhD; Kari Krootila, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):378-382

Visual Acuity Outcomes in Eyes With Flat Corneas After PRK

David Varssano, MD; Michael Waisbourd, MD; Liza Minkev, BSc; Tzahi Sela, BSc; Meira Neudorfer, MD; Perry S. Binder, MS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):384-389

Rotation Stability of the Cachet Angle-Supported Phakic Intraocular Lens

Omid Kermani, MD; Uwe Oberheide, PhD; Georg Gerten, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):390-394

A Ray Tracing Approach to Calculate Toric Intraocular Lenses

Peter C. Hoffmann, MD; Jochen Wahl, MD; Werner W. Hütz, MD; Paul-Rolf Preußner, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):402-408

Localized Changes in Stromal Reflectivity After Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking Observed With Different Imaging Techniques

Christine Wittig-Silva, MD; Elsie Chan, FRANZCO; Graeme Pollock, PhD; Grant R. Snibson, FRANZCO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):410-416

Translational Science

Evaluation of Femtosecond Laser Clear Corneal Incision: An Experimental Study

Sebastiano Serrao, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Lombardo, MEng, PhD; Pietro Ducoli, MD; Marianna Rosati, BS; Marco Lombardo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):418-424


Corneal Ectasia Secondary to LASIK After Arcuate Keratotomy

Ramon C. Ghanem, MD, PhD; Marcielle A. Ghanem, MD; Ayla Bogoni, MD; Vinícius C. Ghanem, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):426-429

Moderate Keratoconus With Thick Corneas

Thaís Bacha Berti, MD; Vinícius Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD; Ramon Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD; Perry S. Binder, MS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(6):430-435

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