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
  • July 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 7

PACK-CXL: Defining CXL for Infectious Keratitis

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):438-439

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Higher-Order Aberrations Associated With Better Near Visual Acuity in Eyes With Aspheric Monofocal IOLs

In Seok Song, MD; Myoung Joon Kim, MD, PhD; Sam Young Yoon, MD; Jae Yong Kim, MD, PhD; Hungwon Tchah, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):442-446

Supplemental Data

Retrospective Evaluation of the Influence of Pupil Size on Visual Acuity After KAMRA Inlay Implantation

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):448-453

Supplemental Data

Corneal Cross-linking for Treatment of Progressive Keratoconus in Various Age Groups

Nienke Soeters, BOptom; Rikkert van der Valk, MD, MSc, PhD; Nayyirih G. Tahzib, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):454-460

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted MyoRing Implantation in Postoperative LASIK Ectasia

Mahmoud Jabbarvand, MD; Mohammadnaser Hashemian, MD; Hesam Hashemian, MD; Fatemeh Bazvand, MD; Mehdi Khodaparast, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):462-466

Bio Mechanics

Ocular Biomechanical Metrics by CorVis ST in Healthy Brazilian Patients

Bruno Freitas Valbon, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Bruno Machado Fontes, MD, PhD; Allan Luz, MD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Milton Ruiz Alves, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):468-473


Current Options in the Management of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Jason N. Edmonds, MD; Nicholas L. Behunin, MD; Steven M. Christiansen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):474-485

New Technology

Visual Outcomes of Eyes Implanted With a Toric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Armando S. Crema, MD, PhD; Aileen Walsh, MD; Bruna V. Ventura, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):486-491

Surgical Technique

Modified Technique for Combining DMEK With Glued Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of a Posterior Chamber IOL as a Single-Stage Procedure

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Ashvin Agarwal, MS; Athiya Agarwal, MD, DO; Kaladevi Satish, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):492-496


Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Terrien Marginal Degeneration

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Theo G. Seiler, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):498-500

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Astigmatic Keratotomy for Postoperative Trabeculectomy-Induced Corneal Astigmatism

Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(7):502-504

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