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
  • September 2013
  • Volume 29 · Issue 9
Original Article

Femtosecond Laser Cataract Incision Morphology and Corneal Higher-Order Aberration Analysis

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Ahmed A. Abdou, MD, PhD; Felipe Soria, MD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Roberto Fernández-Buenaga, MD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc; Tamás Filkorn, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):590-595

Combining Ocular Response Analyzer Metrics for Corneal Biomechanical Diagnosis

Pablo R. Ruiseñor Vázquez, MD; Marianella Delrivo, MD; Fernando Fuentes Bonthoux, MD; Tomás Pförtner, PhD; Jeremías Gastón Galletti, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):596-602

Comparison of Keratometric Changes After Myopic Ablation: Ray Tracing Versus Simulated Keratometry

Glauco Reggiani Mello, MD, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; David Smadja, MD; Crislaine C. Serpe, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):604-610

Influence of Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus on Several Objective Parameters of Dry Eye

Suphi Taneri, MD; Saskia Oehler, Dip-Ing (FH); George Asimellis, PhD; A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):612-616

Normal Values for the Size of a Halo Produced by a Glare Source

María C. Puell, PhD; María J. Pérez-Carrasco, PhD; Ana Barrio, PhD; Beatriz Antona, PhD; Catalina Palomo-Alvarez, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):618-622

The Association Between Residual Astigmatism and Refractive Errors in a Population-Based Study

Hassan Hashemi, MD; Mehdi KhabazKhoob, MSc; Alireza Peyman, MD; Mohammad Miraftab, MD; Ebrahim Jafarzadehpur, PhD; Mohammad Hassan Emamian, MD; Mohammad Shariati, MD; Akbar Fotouhi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):624-628

New Technology

Intraoperative, Real-Time Aberrometry During Refractive Cataract Surgery With a Sequentially Shifting Wavefront Device

Ronald R. Krueger, MD; William Shea; Yan Zhou, PhD; Robert Osher, MD; Stephen G. Slade, MD; David F. Chang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):630-635


Analysis of Waveform-Derived ORA Parameters in Early Forms of Keratoconus and Normal Corneas

Bruna V. Ventura, MD; Aydano P. Machado, PhD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Guilherme Ribeiro, MD; Luana N. Araújo, MS; Allan Luz, MD; João Marcelo Lyra, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):637-643

Surgical Technique

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Management of Phacomorphic Glaucoma

Kinga Kránitz, MD; Ágnes Ildikó Takács, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Tamás Filkorn, MD; Róbert Gergely, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, MD, DSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):645-648


Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Pediatric Marfan Syndrome

Tim Schultz, MD; Edak Ezeanosike, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2013;29(9):650-652

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