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
  • February 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 2
Letters to the Editor

Corneal Topographical and Biomechanical Variations Associated With Hypothyroidism

Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Georgios D. Panos, MD; Eliane Brugnolli, MSc Optom; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):78-79

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Optical Coherence Tomography Combined With Videokeratography to Differentiate Mild Keratoconus Subtypes

Yaron S. Rabinowitz, MD; Xiaohui Li, MD; Ana Laura Caiado Canedo, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr., MD, PhD; Yelena Bykhovskaya, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):80-86

Supplemental Data

Comparison of Corneal Sensation Between Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) and Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK for Myopia

Meiyan Li, MD; Zimei Zhou, MD, PhD; Yang Shen, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Lan Gong, MD, PhD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):94-100

Central Corneal Sublayer Pachymetry and Biomechanical Properties After Refractive Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction

Anders H. Vestergaard, MD; Jakob Grauslund, MD, PhD, DMSci; Anders R. Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Jesper Ø. Hjortdal, MD, PhD, DMSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):102-108

Supplemental Data

Outcomes of Small Aperture Corneal Inlay Implantation in Patients With Pseudophakia

Tukezban Huseynova, MD; Tomomi Kanamori, BS; George O. Waring, IV, MD; Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):110-115

Refractive Surgery for Accommodative Esotropia: 5-Year Follow-up

Adriano Magli, MD; Raimondo Forte, MD, PhD; Flavio Gallo, MD; Roberta Carelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):116-120

Epithelial and Stromal Remodeling After Corneal Collagen Cross-linking Evaluated by Spectral-Domain OCT

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Claudia E. Perez-Straziota, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):122-127

Surgical Technique
Supplemental Data Video

Primary Posterior Laser-Assisted Capsulotomy

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):128-133

Translational Science

Nerve Growth Factor Expression and Nerve Regeneration in Monkey Corneas After LASIK

Luxia Chen, MD, PhD; Rui Hua Wei, MD, PhD; Donald T. H. Tan, MD; Roger W. Beuerman, MD, PhD; Wenbo Li, MD, PhD; Shaozhen Zhao, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):134-139


Refractive and Topographic Fluctuations Due to Intracorneal Ring Segments Motility

Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Fasika Woreta, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Jordon G. Lubahn, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Lana Srur, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(2):140-142

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