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
  • August 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 8
Original Article

Coaxially Sighted Corneal Light Reflex Versus Entrance Pupil Center Centration of Moderate to High Hyperopic Corneal Ablations in Eyes With Small and Large Angle Kappa

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):518-525


Improved Effectiveness of Transepithelial PTK Versus Topography-Guided Ablation for Stromal Irregularities Masked by Epithelial Compensation

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):526-533

Intraocular Straylight After Thin-Flap LASIK With a Femtosecond Laser Versus a Mechanical Microkeratome

Yan Wang, MD; Jing Li, MD; Yangchen Liu, MD; Lili Xie, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):534-539

Preoperative Topographic Characteristics of Eyes That Developed Postoperative LASIK Keratectasia

Jens Bühren, MD; Thomas Schäffeler, MD; Thomas Kohnen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):540-549

Removability of a Small Aperture Intracorneal Inlay for Presbyopia Correction

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO ; Alessandro Abbouda, MD; Samira Huseynli, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Maria Emilia Mulet Homs, MD, PhD; Daniel S. Durrie, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):550-556


Repeatability of Ocular Biomechanical Data Measurements With a Scheimpflug-Based Noncontact Device on Normal Corneas

Gabor Nemeth, MD, PhD; Ziad Hassan, MD; Adrienne Csutak, MD, PhD; Eszter Szalai, MD, PhD; Andras Berta, MD, PhD, DSci; Laszlo Modis, Jr., MD, PhD, DSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):558-563

Surgical Technique

Creation of a New Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Mini-Flap to Enhance Late Regression After LASIK

Montserrat Garcia-Gonzalez, MD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):564-568


Acetazolamide-Induced Bilateral Choroidal Effusion Following Insertion of a Phakic Implantable Collamer Lens

Victoria de Rojas, MD, PhD; Félix González-López, MD; Julio Baviera, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):570-572

Keratectasia After Treating Presbyopia With INTRACOR Followed by SUPRACOR Enhancement

Saskia Oehler, Dipl-Ing (FH); Suphi Taneri, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):573-576

Complications of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Re-treatment for Residual Refractive Errors After LASIK

Pravin K. Vaddavalli, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Ana P. Canto, MD; William W. Culbertson, MD; Jianhua Wang, MD, PhD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(8):577-580

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