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
  • November 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial

In Memoriam: Carlo Lovisolo

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):726

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Visual Outcomes After LASIK Using Topography-Guided vs Wavefront-Guided Customized Ablation Systems

Ikuko Toda, MD, PhD; Takeshi Ide, MD, PhD; Teruki Fukumoto, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):727-732

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Nd:YAG Capsulotomy Rates With Two Trifocal Intraocular Lenses

Rafael Bilbao-Calabuig, MD; Fernando Llovet-Osuna, MD, PhD; Felix González-López, MD; Jaime Beltrán, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):748-752

Change in Anterior and Posterior Curvature After Cataract Surgery

Yang Jae Kim, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD; Chul Young Choi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):754-759

Supplemental Data

Double-Pass Retina Point Imaging for the Evaluation of Optical Light Scatter, Retinal Image Quality, and Staging of Keratoconus

Anthony P. Leonard, MD, PhD; Scott D. Gardner, MD; Karolinne M. Rocha, MD, PhD; Evan R. Zeldin, BA; David M. Tremblay, MD; George O. Waring IV, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):760-765

Supplemental Data

Precision of High-Resolution OCT for Anterior Chamber Measurement: Agreement With Scheimpflug Imaging

Alberto Domínguez-Vicent, PhD; Clizia Trussardi, MSc; Ulrika Wogatai, MSc; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD; Rune Brautaset, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):766-772


Shifting “Ectasia”: Interface Fluid Collection After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Aashish K. Bansal, MS; Somasheila I. Murthy, MS; Syed M. Maaz, MS; Mahipal S. Sachdev, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):773-775

Supplemental Data

360-Degree Iris Burns Following Conductive Keratoplasty

Hanefi Çakir, MD; Selim Genç, MD; Emre Güler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):776-778

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
Supplemental Data

Refractive Lenticule Transplantation for Correction of Iatrogenic Hyperopia and High Astigmatism After LASIK

Apostolos Lazaridis, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Stephan Schulze, MD, PhD; Walter Sekundo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):780-786

New Concepts
Supplemental Data

Corneal Scheimpflug Densitometry Following Photorefractive Keratectomy in Myopic Eyes

Marie Boulze-Pankert, MD, MSc; Romuald Dariel, MD; Louis Hoffart, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(11):788-791

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