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
  • March 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 3

Enhanced Ectasia Screening: The Need for Advanced and Objective Data

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Allan Luz, MD; Bernardo Lopes, MD; Isaac Ramos, MD; Michael W. Belin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):151-152

Original Article

The Effect of Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy on the Development of Posterior Capsule Opacification

Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Gábor L. Sándor, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, FACS; Rudy M. Nuijts, MD, PhD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):154-158

Supplemental Data

The Role of the Mesopic Pupil on Patient-Reported Outcomes in Young Patients With Myopia 1 Month After Wavefront-Guided LASIK

Steven Schallhorn, MD; Mitch Brown, OD; Jan Venter, MD; Keith Hettinger, MS; Stephen Hannan, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):159-165

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Confocal Microscopy Evaluation of the Corneal Response Following AcuFocus KAMRA Inlay Implantation

Alessandro Abbouda, MD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):172-178

AcuTarget Measurements: Repeatability and Comparison to OPD-Scan III

Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Alain Saad, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):180-185

Supplemental Data

Dry Eye After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction and LASIK for Myopia

Yesheng Xu, MD; Yabo Yang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):186-190

Age-Related Changes in Anterior, Posterior, and Total Corneal Astigmatism

Yuta Ueno, MD; Takahiro Hiraoka, MD; Simone Beheregaray, MD; Maki Miyazaki, MD; Mutsuko Ito, MD; Tetsuro Oshika, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):192-197

Surgical Technique
New Concepts
Supplemental Data

Corneal Curvature Gradient Map: A New Corneal Topography Map to Predict the Corneal Healing Process

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Elena Albé, MD; Mario R. Romano, MD, PhD; Ashraf Mahmoud, BS; Silvia Trazza, Orth; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):202-207


Air Puff Induced Corneal Vibrations: Theoretical Simulations and Clinical Observations

Zhaolong Han, PhD; Chen Tao, MD; Dai Zhou, PhD; Yong Sun, MD; Chuanqing Zhou, PhD; Qiushi Ren, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):208-213

Supplemental Data

Nonwavefront-Guided Presby Reversal Treatment Targeting a Monofocal Cornea After Bi-aspheric Ablation Profile in a Patient Intolerant to Multifocality

Michiel H. A. Luger, MHA, MD; Tobias Ewering, Dipl-Ing (FH); Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):214-216



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(3):171

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