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
  • October 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 10

JRS Standard for Reporting Astigmatism Outcomes of Refractive Surgery

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):654-659

Original Article

Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of the Anterior Lens Capsule Following Manual Capsulorhexis and Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Gábor L. Sándor, MD; Zoltán Kiss, PhD; Zoltán I. Bocskai; Krasimir Kolev, MD, PhD, DSc; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Éva Juhász, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Gábor Tóth, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Imre Bojtár, PhD, CSc; Tibor Juhász, PhD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):660-664

Supplemental Data

Comparative Analysis of the Visual Performance After Cataract Surgery With Implantation of a Bifocal or Trifocal Diffractive IOL

Peter Mojzis, MD, PhD, FEBO; Lucia Kukuckova, MD; Katarina Majerova, MD; Katerina Liehneova, MD, FEBO; David P. Piñero, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):666-672

Impact of Personality Characteristics on Patient Satisfaction After Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implantation: Results From the “Happy Patient Study”

Ulrich Mester, MD; Thomas Vaterrodt, MD; Frank Goes, MD; Werner Huetz, MD; Irmingard Neuhann, MD; Stefanie Schmickler, MD; Peter Szurman, MD; Katrin Gekeler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):674-678

Non-topography–guided PRK Combined With CXL for the Correction of Refractive Errors in Patients With Early Stage Keratoconus

Ali Fadlallah, MD, MSc, MPH; Ali Dirani, MD, MSc, MPH; Elias Chelala, MD; Rafic Antonios, MD; George Cherfan, MD; Elias Jarade, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):688-693

Supplemental Data

Measurement of Pupil Center Shift in Refractive Surgery Candidates With Caucasian Eyes Using Infrared Pupillometry

Imene Salah Mabed, MSc; Alain Saad, MD; Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):694-700


Differences in the Corneal Biomechanical Changes After SMILE and LASIK

Danyang Wang, PhD; Manli Liu, PhD; Yile Chen, PhD; Xiaoying Zhang, MD; Yangtao Xu, PhD; Jianchao Wang, PhD; Chi-ho To, PhD; Quan Liu, PhD, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):702-707

Translational Science
Supplemental Data

Effect of Anterior Corneal Surface Asphericity Modification on Fourth-Order Zernike Spherical Aberrations

Damien Gatinel, MD; Dimitri T. Azar, MD, MBA; Laurent Dumas, PhD; Jacques Malet, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):708-715


Additive Effect of Repeated Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in Keratoconus

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; David Tabibian, MD; Olivier Richoz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(10):716-718

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