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
  • May 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 5
Original Article
Supplemental Data

Long-term Visual and Refractive Outcomes After LASIK for High Myopia and Astigmatism From −8.00 to −14.25 D

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FC Ophth(SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Tariq A. Lewis, MSci, ARCS, OMT; Marine Gobbe, MSTOptom, PhD; Johnny Moore, FRCOphth, PhD, MD; Tara Moore, BSc, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):290-297

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Prevalence of Glaucoma in Myopic Corneal Refractive Surgery Candidates in Hong Kong China

Sayantan Biswas, Mphil; Vishal Jhanji, FRCOphth; Christopher K. S. Leung, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):298-304

The Effect of LASIK on Timing of Cataract Surgery

Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Priyanka Chhadva, BS; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Daniel P. Waren, MSPH; Sonia H. Yoo, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):306-310

Impact of the Learning Curve on Intraoperative Surgical Time in Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Dilraj S. Grewal, MD; Ritika R. Dalal, MD; Scott Jun, BS; Jonathan Chou, MD; Surendra Basti, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):311-317

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Combined Cataract and Refractive Corneal Inlay Implantation Surgery: Comparison of Three Techniques

Nela R. Stojanovic, MSc, FEBO; Vladimir Feingold; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):318-325

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In Vivo Confocal Microscopy After Contact Lens-Assisted Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Thin Keratoconic Corneas

Cosimo Mazzotta, MD, PhD; Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):326-331

Estimating the Preoperative Corneal Power With Scheimpflug Imaging in Eyes That Have Undergone Myopic LASIK

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD, FACS; Domenico Schiano-Lomoriello, MD; Pietro Ducoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):332-336

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Repeatability of Wavefront Aberration Measurements With a Placido-Based Topographer in Normal and Keratoconic Eyes

Sara Ortiz-Toquero, MSc; Guadalupe Rodriguez, MSc; Victoria de Juan, PhD; Raul Martin, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):338-344

Translational Science
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Early Corneal Wound Healing and Inflammatory Responses After SMILE: Comparison of the Effects of Different Refractive Corrections and Surgical Experiences

Yu-Chi Liu, MD; Ericia Pei Wen Teo, BSc; Nyein Chan Lwin, MBBS; Gary Hin Fai Yam, PhD; Jodhbir S. Mehta, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):346-353

Letters to the Editor
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What Are the Costs of Corneal Cross-linking for the Treatment of Progressive Keratoconus?

Daniel A. Godefrooij, MD; Pepijn van Geuns, BSc; G. Ardine de Wit, PhD; Robert P. L. Wisse, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):355

Supplemental Data Free

Delayed Onset of Lattice Corneal Dystrophy Type IIIA Due to a Novel T621P Mutation in TGFBI

Jeihoon Lee, MD; Yong Woo Ji, MD; Si Yoon Park, MD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(5):356

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