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
  • March 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 3
Original Article

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Without OVD: A Prospective Intraindividual Comparison

Marc Schargus, MD; Nathanael Suckert, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; Vinodh Kakkassery, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):146-152

Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of the Anterior Lens Capsule Following Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy at Different Pulse Energy Settings

Gábor L. Sándor, MD; Zoltán Kiss, PhD; Zoltán I. Bocskai; Krasimir Kolev, MD, PhD, DSc; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Éva Juhász, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Gábor Tóth, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Imre Bojtár, PhD, CSc; Tibor Juhász, PhD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSC

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):153-157

Supplemental Data

Initial Clinical Results of a New Telescopic IOL Implanted in Patients With Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; Pablo Artal, PhD; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):158-162

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Repeatability and Inter-device Agreement for Three Different Methods of Keratometry: Placido, Scheimpflug, and Color LED Corneal Topography

Irene Ruiz Hidalgo, MSc; Jos J. Rozema, MSc, PhD; Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill, MB, PhD; Nadia Zakaria, MB, BS, PhD; Carina Koppen, MD, PhD; Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):176-181

Supplemental Data

Corneal Topographic Astigmatism (CorT) to Quantify Total Corneal Astigmatism

Noel Alpins, MD, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS; James K. Y. Ong, BOptom, PhD; George Stamatelatos, BScOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):182-186

New Technology
Supplemental Data

Repeatability of Aberrometric Measurements With a New Instrument for Vision Analysis Based on Adaptive Optics

Carles Otero, MSc; Meritxell Vilaseca, PhD; Montserrat Arjona, PhD; Juan A. Martínez-Roda, MSc; Jaume Pujol, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):188-194

Supplemental Data

Evaluation of a New Controlled Point Source LED Glare Tester for Disability Glare Detection in Participants With and Without Cataracts

Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS; Nicole R. Fram, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; Francis W. Price, MD; Michael E. Snyder, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):196-201


Anterior Capsule Contraction Treated by Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Cedric Schweitzer, MD; Laury Tellouck, MD; Thibaut Gaboriau, MD; François Leger, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):202-204

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery After Implantation of a Transparent Near Vision Corneal Inlay

Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, FACS; Enrique Barragan Garza, MD; Arthur A. Medina, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):206-208

Letters to the Editor

Ciliary Sulcus Microcysts as the Source of a White-to-White Sizing Mismatch With the Implantable Collamer Lens

Ryan A. Shields, BS; Brandy Hayden Lorek; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):209-210

Supplemental Data Free

Persistent Stromal Scar After PRK and CXL: Different Preoperative Findings, Similar Complication

Gaurav Prakash, MBBS, MD, FRCS (Glasgow); Manish Jain, MBBS, DO, DNB; Anitha Shakunthala, MBBS, DNB, DOMS; Dhruv Srivastava, M.Optom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(3):211-212

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