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
  • August 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 8
Letters to the Editor

Differences Between the Estimated and Scheimpflug Image-Measured Axial Intraocular Lens Positions and Their Relation to Refractive Error After Cataract Surgery

Gabor Nemeth, MD, PhD; Laszlo Modis, Jr., MD, PhD, DSc; Ziad Hassan, MD, PhD; Eszter Szalai, MD, PhD; Andras Berta, MD, PhD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):513-514

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Survival Analysis of Re-treatment After Laser Refractive Corneal Surgery in Patients With Myopia

Joon Young Hyon, MD; Young Joo Shin, MD; Jin Choi, MD; Dong Hae Kim, MD; Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):510-511

Letter to the Editor

Anterior Gas Breakthrough During Femtosecond Intrastromal Astigmatic Keratotomy (FISK)

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):511-513

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Cortex Removal After Laser Cataract Surgery and Standard Phacoemulsification: A Critical Analysis of 800 Consecutive Cases

Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; Jason J. Jones, MD; Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):516-520

Evaluation of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted and Manual Clear Corneal Incisions and Their Effect on Surgically Induced Astigmatism and Higher-Order Aberrations

Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSC; Árpád Dunai, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Ágnes Ildikó Takács, MD; Gábor László Sándor, MD; Réka Hécz; Michael C. Knorz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):522-525

Correction of Moderate to High Hyperopia With an Implantable Collamer Lens: Medium-term Results

František Benda, MD; Lenka Filipová, PhD; Martin Filipec, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):526-533

Supplemental Data

Real-Time Dynamic Intraocular Pressure Fluctuations During Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification Using Different Aspiration Flow Rates and Their Impact on Early Postoperative Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Vaishali Vasavada, MS; Shetal M. Raj, DO, MS; Mamidipudi R. Praveen, DOMS; Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS; Bonnie A. Henderson, MD; Priyadarshi K. Asnani, DNB

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):534-540

Supplemental Data

Corneal Enantiomorphism in Normal and Keratoconic Eyes

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):542-547

Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy Enhancement After LASIK

Bryan S. Lee, MD, JD; Preeya K. Gupta, MD; Elizabeth A. Davis, MD; David R. Hardten, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):549-556

Topical Cyclosporine A Treatment in Corneal Refractive Surgery and Patients With Dry Eye

Andre A. M. Torricelli, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):558-564


Corneal Collagen Cross-linking (CXL) Combined With Refractive Procedures for the Treatment of Corneal Ectatic Disorders: CXL Plus

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2014;30(8):566-576

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