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
  • December 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 12
Original Article

Comparison of Methodologies Using Estimated or Measured Values of Total Corneal Astigmatism for Toric Intraocular Lens Power Calculation

Tiago B. Ferreira, MD, FEBOS-CR; Paulo Ribeiro, PhD; Filomena J. Ribeiro, MD, PhD, FEBO; João G. O'Neill, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):794-800

Supplemental Data

The Use of Capsular Tension Rings to Reduce Refractive Shift in Patients With Implantation of Trifocal Intraocular Lenses

Kristin Nistad, Optometrist BSc; Frida Göransson, Optometrist BSc; Eivind Støle, MD; Hossein Shams, MD; Björn Gjerdrum, Optometrist MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):802-806

Supplemental Data

Laboratory Evaluation of the Influence of Decentration and Pupil Size on the Optical Performance of a Monofocal, Bifocal, and Trifocal Intraocular Lens

Tamer Tandogan, MD; Hyeck Soo Son, MD; Chul Young Choi, MD, PhD; Michael C. Knorz, MD, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):808-812

Supplemental Data

Long-term Follow-up of LASEK With Mitomycin C Performed to Correct Myopia in Thin Corneas

Montserrat Garcia-Gonzalez, MD, PhD; Pilar Drake Rodriguez-Casanova, MD, PhD; Isabel Rodriguez-Perez, MHSA; Alberto Rodero, OD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):813-819

Postoperative Corneal Asphericity in Low, Moderate, and High Myopic Eyes After Transepithelial PRK Using a New Pulse Allocation

David T. C. Lin, MD, FRCSC; Simon P. Holland, MD, FRCSC; Shwetabh Verma, MSc; John Hogden, MBBS, BMedSc, RANZCO; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):820-826

Supplemental Data

Predictive Formula for Refraction of Autologous Lenticule Implantation for Hyperopia Correction

Meng Li, MD; Meiyan Li, MD, PhD; Ling Sun, MD, PhD; Katherine Ni, BS; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):827-833

Translational Science
Supplemental Data

Efficacy and Safety Comparison Between Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid and Mitomycin C in Reducing the Risk of Corneal Haze After PRK Treatment In Vivo

Govindaraj Anumanthan, PhD; Ajay Sharma, PhD; Michael Waggoner, DO; Chuck W. Hamm, CRA, OCTC; Suneel Gupta, PhD; Nathan P. Hesemann, MD; Rajiv R. Mohan, MSc, PhD, FARVO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):834-839

Supplemental Data Open Access

In Vivo Early Corneal Biomechanical Changes After Corneal Cross-linking in Patients With Progressive Keratoconus

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Vito Romano, MD; Esmaeil M. Arbabi, MD; Matthias Brunner, MD; Colin E. Willoughby, MD, FRCOpth; Mark Batterbury, MD, FRCOphth; Stephen B. Kaye, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):840-846

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
Supplemental Data Video

Management and Outcomes of Retained Lenticules and Lenticule Fragments Removal After Failed Primary SMILE: A Case Series

Sri Ganesh, MS, DNB; Sheetal Brar, MS; Apostolos Lazaridis, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):848-853

Supplemental Data

A Novel Corneal Remodeling Technique for the Management of Keratoconus

Cesar Carriazo, MD; Maria Jose Cosentino, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(12):854-856

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