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
  • April 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 4

Remembering George O. Waring, III

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):218-221

Original Article

Comparison of Corneal Shape Changes and Aberrations Induced By FS-LASIK and SMILE for Myopia

Anders Gyldenkerne, MS; Anders Ivarsen, MD, PhD; Jesper Ø. Hjortdal, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):223-229

Supplemental Data

Image Quality Comparison of Two Multifocal IOLs: Influence of the Pupil

Mari Carmen García-Domene, PhD; Adelina Felipe, PhD; Cristina Peris-Martínez, MD, PhD; Amparo Navea, MD, PhD; Jose M. Artigas, PhD; Álvaro M. Pons, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):230-235

Supplemental Data

Intraocular Lens Power Selection and Positioning With and Without Intraoperative Aberrometry

Kathryn M. Hatch, MD; Emily C. Woodcock, FAOI; Jonathan H. Talamo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):237-242

Supplemental Data

Surgically Induced Astigmatism Assessment: Comparison Between Three Corneal Measuring Devices

Shay Ofir, MD; Adi Abulafia, MD; Guy Kleinmann, MD; Olga Reitblat, MD; Ehud I. Assia, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):244-247

Open Access

Evaluation of Keratometry With a Novel Color-LED Corneal Topographer

Stijn Klijn, MD; Nicolaas J. Reus, MD, PhD; Victor Arni D. P. Sicam, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):249-256

New Concepts
Supplemental Data

Role of Percent Tissue Altered on Ectasia After LASIK in Eyes With Suspicious Topography

Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; David Smadja, MD; Steven E. Wilson, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD; Mario L. R. Monteiro, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):258-265

Translational Science
Supplemental Data

Can Ultrasound Biomicroscopy Be Used to Predict Accommodation Accurately?

Viswanathan Ramasubramanian, PhD; Adrian Glasser, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):266-273


Application of a Hydrogel Ocular Sealant to Avoid Recurrence of Epithelial Ingrowth After LASIK Enhancement

Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Juan F. Battle, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):275-277


SMILE and LASIK in Low Myopia

Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD; Laura de Benito-Llopis, MRCOphth, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):279


Corneal Curvature Gradient Determines Corneal Healing Process and Epithelial Behavior

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(4):281-282

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