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
  • July 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 7
Original Article
Supplemental Data Open Access

Clinical Outcomes and Capsular Bag Stability of a Four-Point Haptic Bitoric Intraocular Lens

Florian T. A. Kretz, MD; Detlev Breyer, MD; Karsten Klabe, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD; Hakan Kaymak, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):431-436

Supplemental Data

Comparison of Corneal Epithelial Thickness Measurement Between Fourier-Domain OCT and Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy E. Yap, BMedSci(Hons), MBChB, MA; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Ronald H. Silverman, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):438-445

Postoperative Changes in Corneal Epithelial and Stromal Thickness Profiles After Photorefractive Keratectomy in Treatment of Myopia

Xiangjun Chen, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Yanhua Liu, MD; Yunyun Chen, MD; Yang Zhou, MD; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):446-453

Supplemental Data

Hydrogel Inlay for Presbyopia: Objective and Subjective Visual Outcomes

Aeri Yoo, MD; Jae Yong Kim, MD; Myoung Joon Kim, MD; Hungwon Tchah, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):454-460

Changes in Aqueous Humor pH After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Marco Rossi, MD; Fabio Di Censo, MD; Matteo Di Censo; Muna Al Oum, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):462-465

Supplemental Data

Prospective Randomized Intraindividual Comparison of Posterior Capsule Opacification After Implantation of an IOL With and Without Heparin Surface Modification

Eva M. Krall, MD; Eva M. Arlt, MD; Gerlinde Jell, MD; Clemens Strohmaier, MD; Sarah Moussa, MD; Alois K. Dexl, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):466-472

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Intrastromal Relaxing Incisions After Penetrating Keratoplasty: Effect of Incision Depth

Olli Wetterstrand, MD; Juha M. Holopainen, MD, PhD; Kari Krootila, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):474-479


Biomechanical Modeling of Femtosecond Laser Keyhole Endokeratophakia Surgery

Harald P. Studer, PhD; Kishore R. Pradhan, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Elena Businaro; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MSTOptom, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):480-486

Surgical Technique
Letters to the Editor

Peep Into Visual Acuity Chart Through an Opening: A New Concept of Binocular Open-view Visual Acuity Test

Tomoya Handa, CO, PhD; Nobuyuki Shoji, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(7):493-494


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