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
  • April 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 4
Original Article
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Femtosecond Laser-Induced Macular Changes and Anterior Segment Inflammation in Cataract Surgery

Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; Mayss Al Juburi, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):222-226

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Intraindividual Capsular Bag Shrinkage Comparing Standard and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Tim Schultz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):228-233

Piggyback Intraocular Lens Implantation to Correct Pseudophakic Refractive Error After Segmental Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implantation

Jan A. Venter, MD; Andre Oberholster, MD; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Martina Pelouskova, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):234-239

Correction of Myopic Astigmatism With Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Anders Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Jesper Hjortdal, MD, DMSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):240-247


Comparison of the Visual Results After SMILE and Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK for Myopia

Fangyu Lin, MD; Yesheng Xu, MD; Yabo Yang, PhD, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):248-254

The U.S. Army Surface Ablation Study: Comparison of PRK, MMC-PRK, and LASEK in Moderate to High Myopia

Rose K. Sia, MD; Denise S. Ryan, MS; Jayson D. Edwards, MD; Richard D. Stutzman, MD; Kraig S. Bower, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):256-264

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Non-topography–guided Photorefractive Keratectomy for the Correction of Residual Mild Refractive Errors After ICRS Implantation and CXL in Keratoconus

Ali Dirani, MD, MSc, MPH; Ali Fadlallah, MD, MSc, MPH; Zeba A. Syed, MD; Elias Chelala, MD; Ziad Khoueir, MD, MSEd; George Cherfan, MD; Elias Jarade, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):266-271

Simultaneous Conventional Photorefractive Keratectomy and Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Argyro D. Plaka, MD, MSc; Konstantinos I. Tsoulnaras, MD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Mohammad M. Shehadeh, MD; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):272-276

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Influence of Co-payment Levels on Patient and Surgeon Acceptance of Advanced Technology Intraocular Lenses

Francesco Carones, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Daniel Jackson, PhD; Ali Samiian, LLB, MBA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):278-281


Multifocal Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation for Forme Fruste and Stable Keratoconus

Margarita Montano, MD; Karla P. López-Dorantes, MD; Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, MD; Enrique O. Graue-Hernández, MD, MSc; Alejandro Navas, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):282-285

Late Onset of a Persistent, Deep Stromal Scarring After PRK and Corneal Cross-linking in a Patient With Forme Fruste Keratoconus

Jose L. Güell, MD, PhD; Paula Verdaguer, MD; Daniel Elies, MD; Oscar Gris, MD, PhD; Felicidad Manero, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(4):286-288

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