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
  • October 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 10
Original Article
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Visual Performance With Bifocal and Trifocal Diffractive Intraocular Lenses: A Prospective Three-Armed Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial

Hakan Kaymak, MD; Detlev Breyer, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO; Beatrice Cochener, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):655-662

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Clinical Evaluation of an Extended Depth of Focus Intraocular Lens With the Salzburg Reading Desk

Mary S. A. Attia, MD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD, FEBO; Florian T. A. Kretz, MD, FEBO; Tamer Tandogan, MD; Tanja M. Rabsilber, MD, FEBO; Mike P. Holzer, MD, FEBO; Ramin Khoramnia, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):664-669

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Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Capsulotomy: Histological Comparison of Four Different Laser Platforms

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; Michel Mittelbronn, MD, PhD; Martin-Leo Hansmann, MD, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):670-675

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Customized Corneal Cross-linking Using Different UVA Beam Profiles

Rohit Shetty, MD, PhD; Natasha Pahuja, MD; Thimmarayappa Roshan, MD; Rashmi Deshmukh, MD; Mathew Francis, MTech; Arkasubhra Ghosh, PhD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):676-682

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Four-Stage Procedure for Keratoconus: ICRS Implantation, Corneal Cross-linking, Toric Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation, and Topography-Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy

Efekan Coskunseven, MD; Daya Papalkar Sharma, MBBS, FRANZCO; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Onurcan Sahin, MSc; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):683-689

Accuracy of a New Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Biometer for IOL Power Calculation and Comparison to IOLMaster

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD; H. John Shammas, MD; Jaime Aramberri, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD; Piero Barboni, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):690-695

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Age-Related Changes in Corneal Astigmatism

Xu Shao, MD; Kai-Jing Zhou, MD; An-Peng Pan, MD; Xue-Ying Cheng, MD; He-Xie Cai, MD; Jin-Hai Huang, MD, PhD; A-Yong Yu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):696-703

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Pupil Dynamics Induced by Light Reflex After Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Kazuko Totsuka, CO; Hitoshi Ishikawa, MD, PhD; Kazutaka Kamiya, MD, PhD; Nobuyuki Shoji, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):704-707

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Comparison of Corneal Endothelial Cell Loss Between Two Femtosecond Laser Platforms and Standard Phacoemulsification

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD; Xu He, BA; Nilufer Yesilirmak, MD; Daniel Waren, MSPH; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):708-712

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
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Repair of Irregularly Irregular Astigmatism by Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Stefano Guglielmetti, MBChB, DA(SA), FCOphth(SA); Amy Kirton, BOptom(UJ); Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(10):714-719

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