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
  • October 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 10
Original Article

Continuous Curvilinear Capsulorhexis Performed With the VERUS Ophthalmic Caliper

Malik Y. Kahook, MD; Robert J. Cionni, MD; Michael J. Taravella, MD; Robert E. Ang, MD; Aaron N. Waite, MD; Jonathan D. Solomon, MD; Harvey S. Uy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):654-658

Comparison Between Mix-and-Match Implantation of Bifocal Intraocular Lenses and Bilateral Implantation of Trifocal Intraocular Lenses

Rafael Bilbao-Calabuig, MD; Felix González-López, MD; Ferrer Amparo, DOO; Gemma Alvarez, DOO; Sunni R. Patel, PhD; Fernando Llovet-Osuna, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):659-663

Supplemental Data

Short-term Variance of Refractive Outcomes After Simultaneous LASIK and High-Fluence Cross-linking in High Myopic Correction

Tommy C. Y. Chan, FRCS; Marco C. Y. Yu, PhD; Alex L. K. Ng, MRCS; George P. M. Cheng, FRCS; Jiamei Zhang, MD; Yan Wang, MD; Vishal Jhanji, MD, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):664-670

Supplemental Data Open Access

Transepithelial Iontophoresis Versus Standard Corneal Collagen Cross-linking: 1-Year Results of a Prospective Clinical Study

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Vito Romano, MD; Pietro Rosetta, MD; Emanuela F. Legrottaglie, MD; Raffaele Piscopo, MD; Claudia Fabiani, MD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):672-678

Supplemental Data

Aspheric Micro-monovision LASIK in Correction of Presbyopia and Myopic Astigmatism: Early Clinical Outcomes in a Chinese Population

Ting Zhang, MD; Yuan Sun, MD; Shengbei Weng, MD; Manli Liu, PhD; Yugui Zhou, MD; Xiaonan Yang, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Quan Liu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):680-685

Supplemental Data

Impact of Suction Loss During Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Manli Liu, PhD; Jianchao Wang, PhD; Wen Zhong, MM; Danyang Wang, PhD; Yugui Zhou, PhD; Quan Liu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):686-692

Comparison of AL-Scan and IOLMaster 500 Partial Coherence Interferometry Optical Biometers

Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS; Giacomo Savini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):694-698

Supplemental Data

Comparison of the Effect of Epithelial Removal by Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy or Manual Debridement on Cross-linking Procedures for Progressive Keratoconus

Ronald N. Gaster, MD, FACS; J. Ben Margines, MHCI; David N. Gaster; Xiaohui Li, MD; Yaron S. Rabinowitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):699-704


Small-Aperture Intraocular Lens Implantation in a Patient With an Irregular Cornea

Tim Schultz, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):706-708

Glistening Formation on a Single-Piece Prehydrated Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lens in a Diabetic Patient

Su-Yeon Kang, MD, PhD; Youngsub Eom, MD, PhD; Jay Won Rhim, MD; Jong Suk Song, MD, PhD; Hyo Myung Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):710-712

A Pilot Study of SMILE for Hyperopia: Corneal Morphology and Surface Characteristics of Concave Lenticules in Human Donor Eyes

Jing Zhao, MD, PhD; Huamao Miao, MD, PhD; Tian Han, MD; Yang Shen, MD; Yu Zhao, MD, PhD; Ling Sun, MD, PhD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):713-716

Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) as Re-treatment for a Thick LASIK Flap

Sara Catalan-Lopez, MD; Alba Mariña Portas-Ferradas, MD; Luis Cadarso-Suarez, MD, PhD; Adriana Rodriguez-Rodriguez, DOO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(10):718-720

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