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
  • September 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 9
Guest Editorial

The World Burden of Refractive Blindness

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, PhD; Sina Bidgoli, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):582-584


Sutureless Intrascleral Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation

Remzi Karadag, MD; Haci Ugur Celik, MD; Huseyin Bayramlar, MD; Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):586-597

Original Article

Asymmetric Corneal Flattening Effect After Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Noel Alpins, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS; James K. Y. Ong, BOptom, PhD; George Stamatelatos, BScOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):598-603

Supplemental Data

Visual and Refractive Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy and Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) for Myopia

Yusuf Yildirim, MD; Onur Olcucu, MD; Cengiz Alagoz, MD; Abdurrahman Basci, MD; Alper Agca, MD; Dilek Yasa, MD; Engin Bilge Ozgurhan, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):604-610

Q-optimized Algorithms: Theoretical Analysis of Factors Influencing Visual Quality After Myopic Corneal Refractive Surgery

José R. Jiménez, PhD; Aixa Alarcón, PhD; Rosario G. Anera, PhD; Luis Jiménez del Barco, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):612-617

Supplemental Data

Material Analysis of Spontaneously Subluxated Iris-Fixated Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Tamer Tandogan, MD; Mike P. Holzer, MD, FEBO; Chul Young Choi, MD, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, FEBO, PhD; Georg Gerten, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):618-625

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery

Epithelial Thickness Profile Change After Combined Topography-Guided Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy and Corneal Cross-linking in Treatment of Keratoconus

Xiangjun Chen, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Xiaorui Wang; Jing Liang, MD; Di Hu, MD; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):626-634

Supplemental Data Video
Supplemental Data

Bilateral Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Bu Ki Kim, MD, MS; Su Joung Mun, MD, PhD; Dae Gyu Lee, MD, PhD; Young Taek Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):644-647

ISRS Awards

2016 ISRS Awards

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2016;32(9):648

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