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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • June 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 6
Guest Editorial

Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking: We Must Acquire Knowledge as Fast

Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):362-363

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Mechanism for a Rare, Idiosyncratic Complication Following Hyperopic LASIK: Diurnal Shift in Refractive Error Due to Epithelial Thickness Profile Changes

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Marine Gobbe, MSTOptom, PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FC Ophth (SA)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):364-371

Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking Using an Enhanced Riboflavin Solution

Zisis Gatzioufas, MD, PhD; Frederik Raiskup, MD, PhD, FEBO; David O'Brart, FRCS, FRCOphth, MD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Georgios D. Panos, MD(Res); Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):372-377

Supplemental Data

Long-term Results of Combined LASIK and Monocular Small-Aperture Corneal Inlay Implantation

Estera Igras, MD, FRCOphth, MRCOphth; Rónán O'Caoimh, MSc, PhD, MRCPI; Paul O'Brien, MRCOphth, MMedSci, FRCSI; William Power, MCh, FRCPI, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):379-384

Supplemental Data

Contrast Sensitivity in Patients With Emmetropic Presbyopia Before and After Small-Aperture Inlay Implantation

Ling Lin, PhD; Corina van de Pol, OD, PhD; Srividhya Vilupuru, OD, PhD; Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):386-393

Supplemental Data

Stability of a Novel Intraocular Lens Design: Comparison of Two Trifocal Lenses

Francisco Poyales, MD; Nuria Garzón, OD, PhD; Jos J. Rozema, PhD; Concepción Romero, MD; Begoña Ortíz de Zárate, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):394-402

Corneal Astigmatism in Patients After Cataract Surgery: A 10-Year Follow-up Study

Hyojin Kim, MPH, PhD; Woong-Joo Whang, MD; Choun-Ki Joo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):404-409

Translational Science
Supplemental Data Video

Ex Vivo Transepithelial Collagen Cross-linking in Porcine and Human Corneas Using Human Decorin Core Protein

Kimberly M. Metzler, MS; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Ashraf M. Mahmoud, BS; Gunjan Agarwal, PhD; Jun Liu, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):410-417

New Technology
Supplemental Data

Topography-Guided Transepithelial Surface Ablation in the Treatment of Moderate to High Astigmatism

Xiangjun Chen, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; David Simonsen, MD; Xiaorui Wang; Yanhua Liu; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):418-425

Surgical Technique

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery After Radial Keratotomy

Rozina Noristani, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(6):426-428

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