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
  • January 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 1
Original Article
Supplemental Data

Optical Profile Following High Hyperopia Correction With a 500-Hz Excimer Laser System

Ana B. Plaza-Puche, MSc; Amr El Aswad, MD; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; Dominika Wróbel-Dudzinska, MD; Ahmed A. Abdou, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):6-13

Objective Monitoring of Corneal Backward Light Scattering After Femtosecond Laser-assisted LASIK

Giacomo Savini, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD; Marco Lombardo, MD; Sebastiano Serrao, MD; Domenico Schiano-Lomoriello, MD; Simona Venanzio, OD; Pietro Ducoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):20-25

Supplemental Data

Evaluation of Total Corneal Thickness and Corneal Layers With Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Carmen López de la Fuente, OD; Ana Sánchez-Cano, OD, PhD; Francisco Segura, OD; Elvira Orduna Hospital, OD; Isabel Pinilla, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):27-32

Supplemental Data

New Scheimpflug Dynamic In Vivo Curve Analyses to Characterize Biomechanical Changes of the Cornea After Cross-linking for Progressive Keratoconus

Johannes Steinberg, MD; Andreas Frings, MD; Aiham Mousli; Maria K. Casagrande, MD; Vasyl Druchkiv; Toam Katz, MD; Stephan J. Linke, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):34-39

Supplemental Data

Evaluation of UVA Cytotoxicity for Human Endothelium in an Ex Vivo Corneal Cross-linking Experimental Setting

Pepijn Mooren, MD; Laure Gobin, MSc, PhD; Nezahat Bostan; Kristien Wouters, MSc, PhD; Nadia Zakaria, MD, PhD; Danny G. P. Mathysen, MSc, PhD; Carina Koppen, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):41-46

Surgical Technique
Supplemental Data

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK Flap Complications

Allisson Mario dos Santos, MD; Andre A. M. Torricelli, MD, PhD; Gustavo K. Marino, MD; Renato Garcia, MD; Marcelo V. Netto, MD, PhD; Samir J. Bechara, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):52-59

Supplemental Data

Keratoconus Progression Induced by In Vitro Fertilization Treatment

Erdem Yuksel, MD; Duygu Yalinbas, MD; Bahri Aydin, MD; Kamil Bilgihan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):60-63

Letters to the Editor

Integrity of Intrastromal Arcuate Keratotomies Performed by Femtosecond Laser

Maheen Haque, MD, PhD; Samir Jabbour, MD; Ali Fadlallah, MD; Mona Harissi-Dagher, MD; Elias Chelala, MD; Samir Melki, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):67-68


Complications From Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus in Pediatric Patients

Gernot Steinwender, MD; Laura Pertl, MD; Yosuf El-Shabrawi, MD; Navid Ardjomand, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):68-69


Intraoperative Wavefront Aberrometry for Toric Intraocular Lens Placement in Eyes With a History of Refractive Surgery

Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Sotiria Palioura, MD, PhD; William Culbertson, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Kendall Donaldson, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):69-70

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2015 Reviewers

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(1):71-72

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