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
  • November 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 11
Letter to the Editor

The Effect of Testing Distance on Intraocular Lens Power Calculation

Michael J. Simpson, PhD; W. Neil Charman, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):726

Supplemental Data

The Use of Femtosecond Lasers in Cataract Surgery: Review of the Published Results With the LenSx System

Zoltan Z. Nagy, DSc; Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):730-740

Surgical Technique

Laser-Assisted Mini-capsulotomy: A New Technique for Intumescent White Cataracts

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):742-745

Transepithelial Iontophoresis Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Progressive Keratoconus: Initial Clinical Outcomes

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Vito Romano, MD; Emanuela F. Legrottaglie, MD; Pietro Rosetta, MD; Fabrizio I. Camesasca, MD; Raffaele Piscopo, MD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):746-753

Original Article

Comparison of Two Multifocal Intraocular Lens Designs That Differ Only in Near Add

Emilio Pedrotti, MD; Rodolfo Mastropasqua, MD; Mattia Passilongo, MD; Graziella Parisi, MD; Ivan Marchesoni, MD; Giorgio Marchini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):754-760

Clinical Outcomes With a Trifocal Intraocular Lens: A Multicenter Study

Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD; Jérome Vryghem, MD; Pascal Rozot, MD; Gilles Lesieur, MD; Jean-Paul Chevalier, MD; Jean-Marie Henry, MD; Thierry David, MD; Laurence Lesueur, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD; Cati Ganem, MD; Johan Blanckaert, MD; Emmanuel Van Acker, MD; Steven Heireman, MD; Sofie Ghekiere, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):762-768

Supplemental Data

Initial Experience With a New Refractive Rotationally Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Jan A. Venter, MD; Dean Barclay, MD; Martina Pelouskova, MSc; Claire E. L. Bull, BSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):770-776

Supplemental Data

Comparative Evaluation of Higher-Order Aberrations and Corneal Asphericity Between Wavefront-guided and Aspheric LASIK for Myopia

Jawahar Lal Goyal, MD, DNB; Arushi Garg, MS; Ritu Arora, MD, DNB; Parul Jain, MS; Yashpal Goel, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):777-784

Supplemental Data

Assessment of Ocular Biomechanics Using Dynamic Ultra High-Speed Scheimpflug Imaging in Keratoconic and Normal Eyes

Lei Tian, MD; Match W. L. Ko, PhD; Li-ke Wang, MSc; Jia-ying Zhang, MD; Tian-jie Li, PhD; Yi-fei Huang, PhD; Yong-ping Zheng, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(11):785-791

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