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
  • March 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 3
Original Article
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Effect of Limbal Relaxing Incisions on Corneal Aberrations

Tamer F. Eliwa, MD, FRCS; Mona K. Abdellatif, MD; Ismail I. Hamza, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):156-162

Agreement Between Predicted and Measured Ablation Depth After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK for Myopia

Giacomo Savini, MD; Arthur B. Cummings, MD; Nicole Balducci, MD; Piero Barboni, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD; Marco Lombardo, MD, PhD; Sebastiano Serrao, MD, PhD; Pietro Ducoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):164-170

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Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia: A 12-Month Bicentral Study

Soheil Adib-Moghaddam, MD; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; Roberta Walter-Fincke, MD; Saeed Soleyman-Jahi, MD, MPH; Fatemeh Adili-Aghdam, MD, MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):172-180

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Corneal Power Measurement With the Dual Scheimpflug-Placido Topographer After Myopic Excimer Laser Surgery

Chao Pan, MD; Yanjun Hua, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD; Weina Tan, MD; Weicong Lu, MD; Qinmei Wang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):182-186

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Repeatability of Keratometry Measurements Obtained With Three Topographers in Keratoconic and Normal Corneas

Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Alain Saad, MD; Maud Elluard, MD; Alice Grise-Dulac, MD; Hélène Rouger, OD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):187-192

Translational Science
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Analysis of the Optical Quality of Spherical and Aspheric Intraocular Lenses in Simulated Nanophthalmic Eyes

Bruno Lovaglio Cançado Trindade, MD; Felipe Tayer Amaral, PhD; Davies William de Lima Monteiro, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):193-200

Surgical Technique
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Three-dimensional Printing of Optical Lenses and Ophthalmic Surgery: Challenges and Perspectives

Guillaume Debellemanière, MD; Mathieu Flores, MD; Michel Montard, MD, PhD; Bernard Delbosc, MD, PhD; Maher Saleh, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):201-204

Stromal Demarcation Line in Pulsed Versus Continuous Light Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus

Alireza Peyman, MD; Alireza Nouralishahi, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Sabine Kling, PhD; Mohamadreza Peyman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):206-208


Optical Quality of Three Multifocal Lenses

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):210


Laboratory-Measured MTF of IOLs and Clinical Performance

Henk A. Weeber, PhD; Carmen Cánovas, PhD; Aixa Alarcón, PhD; Patricia A. Piers, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(3):211-212

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