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
  • November 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 11

Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL): Standardizing Terminology and Protocol Nomenclature

J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):727-729

Original Article
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Assessing the Likely Effect of Posterior Corneal Curvature on Toric IOL Calculation for IOLs of 2.50 D or Greater Cylinder Power

Benjamin R. LaHood, MBChB, PGDipOphth, FRANZCO; Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth), FRANZCO, MS; Adrian Esterman, PhD, AStat

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):730-734

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In Vivo Measurement of Longitudinal Chromatic Aberration in Patients Implanted With Trifocal Diffractive Intraocular Lenses

Maria Vinas, PhD; Ana Gonzalez-Ramos, MSc; Carlos Dorronsoro, PhD; Vyas Akondi, PhD; Nuria Garzon, PhD; Francisco Poyales, MD; Susana Marcos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):736-742

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Monovision LASIK Versus Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs: Comparison of Clinical and Patient-Reported Outcomes

Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; David Teenan, MD; Jan A. Venter, MD; Julie M. Schallhorn, MD, MS; Keith A. Hettinger, MS; Stephen J. Hannan, OD; Martina Pelouskova, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):749-758

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Risk Factors for Opaque Bubble Layer in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Liuyang Li, MD; Julie M. Schallhorn, MD; Jiaonan Ma, MD; Lin Zhang, MD; Rui Dou, MD; Yan Wang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):759-764

Accuracy of Visual Estimation of LASIK Flap Thickness

Jason E. Brenner, MD; Ali Fadlallah, MD, PhD; Kathryn M. Hatch, MD; Catherine Choi, MD; Rony R. Sayegh, MD; Paul Kouyoumjian, MD; Simon Wu, MD; George T. Frangieh, MD; Samir A. Melki, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):765-767

Repeatability of a Commercially Available Adaptive Optics Visual Simulator and Aberrometer in Normal and Keratoconic Eyes

Rohit Shetty, FRCS, DNB, PhD; Shruti Kochar, MS, DNB; Tushar Grover, MS, DNB; Pooja Khamar, MBBS, MS; Pallak Kusumgar, MD; Kanchan Sainani, MD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):769-772

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Keratoconus Screening With Dynamic Biomechanical In Vivo Scheimpflug Analyses: A Proof-of-Concept Study

Johannes Steinberg, MD; Nazanin Eslami Amirabadi; Andreas Frings, MD; Juliane Mehlan, MD; Toam Katz, MD; Stephan J. Linke, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):773-778


Secondary Lenticule Remnant Removal After SMILE

Alex L.K. Ng, FRCSEd (Ophth); Peter S.K. Kwok, FRCSEd (Ophth); Tommy C.Y. Chan, FRCSEd (Ophth)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):779-782


Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography–Guided Management of Cap–Lenticule Adhesion During SMILE

Jayanand Urkude, MD; Jeewan S. Titiyal, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(11):783-786


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