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
  • June 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 6
Original Article

Contact Lens-Assisted Collagen Cross-Linking (CACXL): A New Technique for Cross-Linking Thin Corneas

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOpth; Sushanth Basu, DO; Pratheek Sinha, BOptom; Ashvin Agarwal, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):366-372

Changes of Corneal Topography Indices After CXL in Progressive Keratoconus Assessed by Scheimpflug Camera

Kinga Kránitz, MD; Illés Kovács, MD, PhD; Kata Miháltz, MD, PhD; Gábor László Sándor, MD; Éva Juhász, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, MD, DSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):374-378

Supplemental Data

Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy Protocol for Treating Irregular Astigmatism Based on Population Epithelial Thickness Measurements by Artemis Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):380-387

Surface Quality of Human Corneal Lenticules After SMILE Assessed Using Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy

Noël M. Ziebarth, PhD; Michael A. Lorenzo; Jessica Chow, MD; Florence Cabot, MD; Gregory J. R. Spooner, PhD; Jon Dishler, MD; Jesper Ø. Hjortdal, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):388-393

Evaluation of Factors Influencing the Remaining Astigmatism After Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation

Nino Hirnschall, MD; Peter C. Hoffmann, MD; Petra Draschl, MD; Sophie Maedel, MD; Oliver Findl, MD, MBA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):394-400

Supplemental Data

Outcomes After Accommodative Bioanalogic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Sophia I. Panagopoulou, PhD; George A. Kounis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):402-406


Dynamic Scheimpflug-based Assessment of Keratoconus and the Effects of Corneal Cross-linking

Sashia Bak-Nielsen, MD; Iben B. Pedersen, MD; Anders Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Jesper Hjortdal, MD, PhD, DMSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):408-414

Surgical Technique

Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery: Updates on Technologies and Outcomes

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Ahmed A. Abdou, MD, PhD; Alfonso Arias Puente, MD; Miguel Angel Zato, MD; Zoltan Nagy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(6):420-427


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