Journal of Refractive Surgery


Print ISSN: 1081-597X
Online ISSN: 1938-2391

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

ISRS                                                       Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Past Issue
  • January 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
Original Article Supplemental Data

A Prospective Study to Compare Visual Outcomes Between Wavefront-optimized and Topography-guided Ablation Profiles in Contralateral Eyes With Myopia

Rohit Shetty, MD, FRCS, PhD; Rushad Shroff, MD; Kalyani Deshpande, MD; Roshan Gowda, MD; Sumeet Lahane, MD; Chaitra Jayadev, MD

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OCT Study of the Femtosecond Laser Opaque Bubble Layer

Gustavo K. Marino, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD

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Possible Risk Factors and Clinical Effects of Opaque Bubble Layer in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Gisung Son, MD; Junghyun Lee, MD; Cheolwon Jang, MD; Ki Yong Choi, MD, PhD; Beom Jin Cho, MD, PhD; Tae Hyung Lim, MD, PhD

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Effectiveness of an Eyelid Thermal Pulsation Procedure to Treat Recalcitrant Dry Eye Symptoms After Laser Vision Correction

Craig S. Schallhorn, MD; Julie M. Schallhorn, MD; Stephen Hannan, OD; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD

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Presbyopic Correction Using Monocular Bi-aspheric Ablation Profile (PresbyMAX) in Hyperopic Eyes: 1-Year Outcomes

Tommy C.Y. Chan, FRCS; Peter S.K. Kwok, FRCS; Vishal Jhanji, FRCOphth; Victor C.P. Woo, FHKAM; Alex L.K. Ng, FCOphthHK

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Change of Capsulotomy Over 1 Year in Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery and Its Impact on Visual Quality

Christophe Panthier, MD; Florent Costantini, MD; Jean Claude Rigal-Sastourné, MD, PhD; Antoine Brézin, MD, PhD; Chadi Mehanna, MD; Mikael Guedj, MD; Dominique Monnet, MD, PhD

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Corneal Ectasia After LASIK Combined With Prophylactic Corneal Cross-linking

Suphi Taneri, MD; Saskia Kiessler, Dipl-Ing; Anika Rost, MSc; H. Burkhard Dick, MD


Photorefractive Keratectomy With Mitomycin C in Meesmann's Epithelial Corneal Dystrophy

Ramon Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD; André Luís Piccinini, MD; Vinícius Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD

Translational Science

Repeated Cross-linking After a Short Time Does Not Provide Any Additional Biomechanical Stiffness in the Mouse Cornea In Vivo

David Tabibian, MD; Sabine Kling, PhD; Arthur Hammer, MD; Olivier Richoz, MD, PhD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Letters to the Editor Free

Corneal Imaging Abnormalities in Familial Keratoconus

Georgios D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Styliani V. Blazaki, MD, MSc; Konstantinos I. Tsoulnaras, MD; Athanassios K. Giarmoukakis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Miltiadis K. Tsilimbaris, MD, PhD

Correspondence Free

Clinically Relevant Interpretations of Optical Bench Measurement of Intraocular Lenses

Patricia A. Piers, PhD; Daniel H. Chang, MD; Aixa Alarcón, PhD; Carmen Cánovas, PhD

Correspondence Free

Ectasia After SMILE: Correct Interpretation of Biomechanical Hypothesis

Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD; Rohit Shetty, MD, PhD

Annual Reviewers Free