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
  • August 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 8
Original Article
Open Access

Clinical Outcomes After Implantation of a Trifocal Toric Intraocular Lens

Florian T. A. Kretz, MD, FEBO; Detlev Breyer, MD; Karsten Klabe, MD; Phillipp Hagen, MD; Hakan Kaymak, MD; Michael J. Koss, MD; Matthias Gerl, MD; Matthias Mueller, PhD; Ralf H. Gerl, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):504-510

Supplemental Data

Vector Analysis, Rotational Stability, and Visual Outcome After Implantation of a New Aspheric Toric IOL

Alexander Bachernegg, MD; Theresa Rückl, MD; Clemens Strohmaier, MD; Gerlinde Jell, MD; Günther Grabner, MD; Alois K. Dexl, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):513-520

Supplemental Data

Postoperative IOL Axial Movements and Refractive Changes After Femtosecond Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery Versus Conventional Phacoemulsification

Lisa Toto, MD, PhD; Rodolfo Mastropasqua, MD; Peter A. Mattei, MD, PhD; Luca Agnifili, MD, PhD; Alessandra Mastropasqua, MD; Gennaro Falconio, MD; Marta Di Nicola, PhD; Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):524-530

Corneal Power Distribution and Functional Optical Zone Following Small Incision Lenticule Extraction for Myopia

Yishan Qian, MD; Jia Huang, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD; Rewais Benjamin Hanna

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):532-538

Supplemental Data

Central PresbyLASIK for Hyperopia and Presbyopia Using Micro-monovision With the Technolas 217P Platform and SUPRACOR Algorithm

Naïma Saib, MD; Mélanie Abrieu-Lacaille, MD; Marouen Berguiga, MD; Camille Rambaud, MD; Françoise Froussart-Maille, MD, MSc; Jean-Claude Rigal-Sastourne, MD, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):540-546

Supplemental Data

Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopia: Assessment 12 Years After Implantation

Tomás Moya, MD, PhD; Jaime Javaloy, MD, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD; Jaime Beltrán, MD; Gonzalo Muñoz, MD, PhD; Raúl Montalbán, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):548-556


Endophthalmitis Caused by Rhizobium radiobacter After Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation to Correct Myopia

Abdulelah A. Al-Abdullah, MD; Mohammad Al-Falah, MD; Saba Al-Rashaed, MD; Rajiv Khandekar, MD; J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):561-563


Surgically Induced Astigmatism

Douglas D. Koch, MD; Li Wang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):565-566


Causes of Explantation of Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Virgilio Galvis, MD; Alejandro Tello, MD; Marco O. Cuadros, MD; Néstor I. Carreño, MD; Rubén D. Berrospi, MD; Camilo A Niño, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2015;31(8):566-568


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