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
  • June 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 6
Original Article

Microincision Hydrophobic Acrylic Aspheric Toric Intraocular Lens for Astigmatism and Cataract Correction

Hiroko Bissen-Miyajima, MD, PhD; Kazuno Negishi, MD, PhD; Osamu Hieda, MD, PhD; Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):358-364

Supplemental Data

Toric Intraocular Lens Outcomes in Patients With Glaucoma

Reay H. Brown, MD; Le Zhong, BS; Caroline W. Bozeman, BS; Mary G. Lynch, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):366-372

The Safety and Predictability of Implanting Autologous Lenticule Obtained by SMILE for Hyperopia

Ling Sun, MD; Peijun Yao, MD, PhD; Meiyan Li, MD, PhD; Yang Shen, MD; Jing Zhao, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):374-379

Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Postoperative LASIK Ectasia: Two-Year Outcomes

Gustavo K. Marino, MD; Andre A. M. Torricelli, MD; Natalia Giacomin, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Rodrigo Espindola, MD; Marcelo V. Netto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):380-384

Supplemental Data

Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking in Thin Keratoconic Corneas

Engin Bilge Ozgurhan, MD; Betul Ilkay Sezgin Akcay, MD; Tugba Kurt, MD; Yusuf Yildirim, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):386-390

Supplemental Data

Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment Explantation in Patients With Keratoconus: Causes, Technique, and Outcomes

Priyanka Chhadva, BS; Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Florence Cabot, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):392-397

Comparison of Measurements and Clinical Outcomes After Wavefront-Guided LASEK Between iDesign and WaveScan

Ji Won Jung, MD; Byung Hoon Chung, MD; Sun Hyup Han, BA; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):398-405

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
Supplemental Data

Wavefront-Guided Laser Treatment Using a High-Resolution Aberrometer to Measure Irregular Corneas: A Pilot Study

Mohamed Shafik Shaheen, MD, PhD; Mohamed El-Kateb, MD, PhD; Tarek A. Hafez, MD, PhD; David P. Piñero, PhD; Mounir A. Khalifa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):411-418


Intense Early Flattening After Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Natalia T. Giacomin, MD; Carla S. Medeiros, MD; David Smadja, MD; Samir J. Bechara, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):419-422


Total Corneal Astigmatism and Posterior Corneal Surface

Virgilio Galvis, MD; Alejandro Tello, MD; Camilo A. Niño, MD; M. Margarita Parra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(6):423-424

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