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
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • May 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 5
Letters to the Editor

Excimer Laser Correction of Astigmatism: Consistent Terminology for Better Outcomes

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO; Noel Alpins, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):294-295

Original Article
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Optical Quality and Intraocular Scattering After Femtosecond Laser Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Huamao Miao, MD; Li He, MD; Yang Shen, MD; Meiyan Li, MD; Yongfu Yu, MD, MS; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):296-302

Lenticule Thickness Readout for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction Compared to Artemis Three-Dimensional Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound Stromal Measurements

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):304-309

Comparison of Corneal Deformation Parameters After SMILE, LASEK, and Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK

Yang Shen, MD; Zhi Chen, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Meiyan Li, MD; Jing Zhao, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):310-318

Supplemental Data

Add-On Sulcus-Based Versus Primary In-the-Bag Multifocal Intraocular Lens: Intraindividual Study

Gonzalo Muñoz, MD, PhD, FEBO; César Albarrán-Diego, MSc; Lurdes Belda, MSc; Stephanie Rohrweck, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):320-325

Supplemental Data

Comparison of Surgically Induced Astigmatism Following Iris-Claw PIOL Insertion With Scleral, Limbal, or Corneal Incisions

Hee Jung Kwon, MD; Sang Min Nam, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; Chan Young Lim, MD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):330-335

Combined Intracorneal Ring Segments and Iris-Fixated Phakic Intraocular Lens for Keratoconus Refractive and Visual Improvement

Tiago Bravo Ferreira, MD; José Luis Güell, MD, PhD; Felicidad Manero, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):336-341

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Anterior Segment Biometry Using Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Florent Aptel, MD, PhD; Christophe Chiquet, MD, PhD; Aurélie Gimbert, MD; Jean-Paul Romanet, MD; Gilles Thuret, MD, PhD; Philippe Gain, MD, PhD; Nelly Campolmi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(5):354-360

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