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
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • January 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 1
Original Article

Early Clinical Outcomes of Wavefront-Guided Myopic LASIK Treatments Using a New-Generation Hartmann-Shack Aberrometer

Steven Schallhorn, MD; Mitch Brown, OD; Jan Venter, MD; David Teenan, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth; Keith Hettinger, MS; Hiromi Yamamoto, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):14-21

Supplemental Data

Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments Implantation in Patients With Keratoconus: 10-Year Follow-Up

Leonardo Torquetti, MD, PhD; Guilherme Ferrara, MD; Franklin Almeida, MD; Leandro Cunha, MD; Luana P. N. Araujo, MD; Aydano P. Machado, PhD; João Marcelo Lyra, MD, PhD; Jesús Merayo-Lloves, MD, PhD; Paulo Ferrara, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):22-26

Supplemental Data

Femtosecond Laser Versus Manual Clear Corneal Incision in Cataract Surgery

Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; Lisa Toto, MD, PhD; Alessandra Mastropasqua, MD; Luca Vecchiarino, MD; Rodolfo Mastropasqua, MD; Emilio Pedrotti, MD; Marta Di Nicola, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):27-33

Supplemental Data

Comparative Outcomes of Bimanual MICS and 2.2-mm Coaxial Phacoemulsification Assisted by Femtosecond Technology

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Felipe Soria, MD; Ahmed A. Abdou, MD, PhD; Pablo Peña-García, MSc; Roberto Fernández-Buenaga, MD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):34-40

Silicone-Diffractive Versus Acrylic-Refractive Supplementary IOLs: Visual Performance and Manual Handling

Jens Schrecker, MD; Sandra Blass, MD; Achim Langenbucher, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):41-48

Agreement Between Placido Topography and Scheimpflug Tomography for Corneal Astigmatism Assessment

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):49-53

Indications for and Outcomes of Tertiary Referrals in Refractive Surgery

Eliza K. Patryn, MD, PhD; Violette Vrijman, MD; Carla P. Nieuwendaal, MD; Ivanka J.E. van der Meulen, MD; Maarten P. Mourits, MD, PhD; Ruth Lapid-Gortzak, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):54-61

New Concepts

Multi-Component Adjustable Intraocular Lenses: A New Concept in Pediatric Cataract Surgery

Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):62-66

Optimizing Precision in Toric Lens Selection by Combining Keratometry Techniques

Andrew W. Browne, MD, PhD; Robert H. Osher, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(1):67-72

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