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
  • February 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 2
Original Article

Prostaglandin Release During Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Main Inducer

Tim Schultz, MD; Stephanie C. Joachim, MD; Mathias Stellbogen; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):78-81

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Evaluation of Rotation and Visual Outcomes After Implantation of Monofocal and Multifocal Toric Intraocular Lenses

Nuria Garzón, OD, MSc; Francisco Poyales, MD; Begoña Ortíz de Zárate, MD; Jose Luis Ruiz-García, OD, MSc; Juan Antonio Quiroga, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):90-97

Supplemental Data

Adjustment of Anterior Corneal Astigmatism Values to Incorporate the Likely Effect of Posterior Corneal Curvature for Toric Intraocular Lens Calculation

Michael Goggin, FRCSI; Katherine Zamora-Alejo, MD; Adrian Esterman, PhD; Lourens van Zyl, FCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):98-102

Quantitative Analysis of Microdistortions in Bowman’s Layer Using Optical Coherence Tomography After SMILE Among Different Myopic Corrections

Jie Luo, MD; Peijun Yao, MD, PhD; Meiyan Li, MD, PhD; Guichun Xu, MD; Jing Zhao, MD; Mi Tian, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):104-109

Supplemental Data

Matched Comparison Study of Total and Partial Epithelium Removal in Corneal Cross-linking

Hassan Hashemi, MD; Mohammad Miraftab, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Soheila Asgari, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):110-115

Supplemental Data

Corneal Asymmetry Analysis by Pentacam Scheimpflug Tomography for Keratoconus Diagnosis

Jonatán D. Galletti, MD; Pablo R. Ruiseñor Vázquez, MD; Natalia Minguez, MD; Marianella Delrivo, MD; Fernando Fuentes Bonthoux, MD; Tomás Pförtner, PhD; Jeremías G. Galletti, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):116-123

New Concepts

Comparison of Higher-Order Aberration Induction Between Manual Microkeratome and Femtosecond Laser Flap Creation

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):130-135


Flap Thickness in Femtosecond Laser

Montserrat Garcia-Gonzalez, MD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(2):140


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