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
  • July 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 7
Supplemental Data Open Access

Integration of Scheimpflug-Based Corneal Tomography and Biomechanical Assessments for Enhancing Ectasia Detection

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Bernardo T. Lopes, MD; Fernando Faria-Correia, MD; Marcella Q. Salomão, MD; Jens Bühren, MD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):434-443

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Contralateral Eye Comparison of SMILE and Flap-Based Corneal Refractive Surgery: Computational Analysis of Biomechanical Impact

Ibrahim Seven, PhD; Ali Vahdati, PhD; Iben Bach Pedersen, MD; Anders Vestergaard, MD, PhD; Jesper Hjortdal, MD, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; William J. Dupps Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):444-453

Surgical Technique
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Bean-shaped Ring Segments as a Capsule Enhancement Tool in Complex Bag-in-the-Lens Intraocular Lens Implantation

Ate Altenburg, MD; Sorcha S. Ní Dhubhghaill, MD, PhD; Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):454-459

Original Article
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Refractive Changes Induced by Spherical Aberration in Laser Correction Procedures: An Adaptive Optics Study

Alfredo Amigó, MD, PhD; Paula Martinez-Sorribes, MSc; Margarita Recuerda, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):470-474

Corneal Asphericity and IOL Power Calculation in Eyes With Aspherical IOLs

Giacomo Savini, MD; Kenneth J. Hoffer, MD; Piero Barboni, MD; Domenico Schiano Lomoriello, MD; Pietro Ducoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):476-481

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Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
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Medium- to Long-Term Results of Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus Using Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Epithelial Removal and Partial Stromal Ablation

Xiangjun Chen, MD, PhD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD, PhD; Yangyang Xu, MD; Wen Zhou, MD; Sten Raeder, MD, PhD; Sam Enayati, MD; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):488-495


Why Indentation Cannot Be Considered Exactly Equivalent to Non-contact Tonometry

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(7):496

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