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
  • August 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 8
Original Article
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Long-term Effects of LASIK on Corneal Innervation and Tear Neuropeptides and the Associations With Dry Eye

Cecilia Chao, PhD; Blanka Golebiowski, PhD; Xiangtian Zhao, PhD; Shihao Chen, OD; Shi Zhou, MS; Fiona Stapleton, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):518-524

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Clinical Evaluation of Reading Performance Using the Salzburg Reading Desk With a Refractive Rotational Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Katharina Linz, MD; Mary S. A. Attia, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD, FEBO; Tamer Tandogan, MD; Florian T. Kretz, MD, FEBO; Gerd Uwe Auffarth, MD, PhD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):526-532

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Pediatric Keratoconus in a Tertiary Referral Center: Incidence, Presentation, Risk Factors, and Treatment

Sylvain el-Khoury, MD; Youssef Abdelmassih, MD; Adib Hamade, MD; Elise Slim, MD; Carole G. Cherfan, MD; Elias Chelala, MD; Jamal Bleik, MD; Elias F. Jarade, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):534-541

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Influence of Pachymetry and Intraocular Pressure on Dynamic Corneal Response Parameters in Healthy Patients

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; David Sung Yong Kang, MD; Bernardo T. Lopes, MD; Emanuela Morenghi, PhD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):550-561

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Investigating Elastic Anisotropy of the Porcine Cornea as a Function of Intraocular Pressure With Optical Coherence Elastography

Manmohan Singh, BSc; Jiasong Li, PhD; Zhaolong Han, PhD; Chen Wu, MSc; Salavat R. Aglyamov, PhD; Michael D. Twa, OD, PhD; Kirill V. Larin, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):562-567

Translational Science
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Reversible Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Endokeratophakia Using Cryopreserved Allogeneic Corneal Lenticule

Yuan Sun, MD, PhD; Ting Zhang, MD, PhD; Yuehua Zhou, MD, PhD; Manli Liu, MD, PhD; Yugui Zhou, MD; Xiaonan Yang, MD; Shengbei Weng, MD; Chi-ho To, PhD; Quan Liu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(8):569-576

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