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
  • February 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 2
Original Article
Supplemental Data

LASIK for Hyperopia Using an Aberration-Neutral Profile With an Asymmetric Offset Centration

Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; Diego de Ortueta, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):78-83

Effects of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Pretreatment on Pupil Diameter: A Comparison Between Three Laser Platforms

Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Ibrahim O. Sayed-Ahmed, MD; Daniel P. Warren, MSc; George A. Kounis, PhD; Zachary Davis, MS; Florence Cabot, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):84-88

Supplemental Data

Pupil Influence on the Visual Outcomes of a New-Generation Multifocal Toric Intraocular Lens With a Surface-Embedded Near Segment

Mengmeng Wang, MD; Christine Carole C. Corpuz, MD; Tukezban Huseynova, MD; Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):90-95

Objective Scatter Index: Working Toward a New Quantification of Cataract?

Florence Galliot, MD, PhD; Sunni R. Patel, PhD; Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):96-102

Supplemental Data

Correlational Analysis of Objective and Subjective Measures of Cataract Quantification

Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD; Sunni R. Patel, PhD; Florence Galliot, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):104-109

Supplemental Data

Comparison of Central Corneal Thickness Between Fourier-Domain OCT, Very High-Frequency Digital Ultrasound, and Scheimpflug Imaging Systems

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):110-116


Corneal Molecular and Cellular Biology for the Refractive Surgeon: The Critical Role of the Epithelial Basement Membrane

Gustavo K. Marino, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Andre A. M. Torricelli, MD, PhD; Abirami Santhanam, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):118-125


Unilateral Post-LASIK Ectasia and Contralateral Spontaneous Ectasia

Vincent Qin, MD; Alain Saad, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):127-130

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Phakic Intraocular Lens With Cataract

Manpreet Kaur, MD; Suman Sahu, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD; Jeewan S. Titiyal, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):131-134

Letters to the Editor
Supplemental Data Free

Long-term Outcomes of Flap Amputation After LASIK

Priyanka Chhadva, BS; Florence Cabot, MD; Anat Galor, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):136-137

Supplemental Data Free Video

Intraoperative Aberrometry and Intraocular Lens Power Calculation

Virgilio Galvis, MD; Alejandro Tello, MD; Jose I. Sacoto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):138-139


Intracorneal Inlays

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(2):139-140

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