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
  • April 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 4
Original Article
Supplemental Data

Corneal Stromal Demarcation Line Depth Following Standard and a Modified High Intensity Corneal Cross-linking Protocol

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Konstantinos I. Tsoulnaras, MD; Dimitrios A. Liakopoulos, MD, MSc; Christina A. Skatharoudi, MD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Nikolaos G. Tsakalis, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):218-222

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Influence of Near-Segment Positioning in a Rotationally Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

In Seok Song, MD; Sam Young Yoon, MD, PhD; Jae Yong Kim, MD, PhD; Myoung Joon Kim, MD, PhD; Hungwon Tchah, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):238-243

Comparison of Dysfunctional Lens Index and Scheimpflug Lens Densitometry in the Evaluation of Age-Related Nuclear Cataracts

Fernando Faria-Correia, MD; Isaac Ramos, MD; Bernardo Lopes, MD; Tiago Monteiro, MD; Nuno Franqueira, MD; Renato Ambrósio, Jr., MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):244-248

Clinical Evaluation of Macular Thickness Changes in Cataract Surgery Using a Light-Adjustable Intraocular Lens

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; Michael Müller, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):250-254

Supplemental Data

Clinical Outcomes of SMILE and FS-LASIK Used to Treat Myopia: A Meta-analysis

Yingjie Zhang, MD; Qin Shen, MD; Yan Jia, MD; Dan Zhou, MD; Jibo Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):256-265


Very Late-Onset Corneal Scarring After Photorefractive Keratectomy Induced by Cataract Surgery

Isaak Fischinger, MD; Theo G. Seiler, MD; Daniel Zapp, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):266-268

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in a Cataractous Eye With Implantable Collamer Lens In Situ

Shaowei Li, MD; Xu Chen, MD; Yanwei Kang, PhD; Na Han, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):270-272

Translational Science
Supplemental Data
Letters to the Editor

Miosis Secondary to Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Redilation as a Solution

Bruna V. Ventura, MD; Marcelo C. Ventura, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):281-282


Comparison of Visual Aberrations After SMILE and LASEK for Myopia

Diego de Ortueta, MD, PhD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(4):283-284

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