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
  • August 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 8
Original Article
Supplemental Data Video

Enhancement After Myopic Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) Using Surface Ablation

Jakob Siedlecki, MD; Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD; Daniel Kook, MD, PhD; Christian Wertheimer, MD; Wolfgang J. Mayer, MD, PhD; Martin Bechmann, MD; Rainer Wiltfang, MD; Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD, PhD; Walter Sekundo, MD, PhD; Martin Dirisamer, MD; PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):513-518

Supplemental Data

The Effect of the Crystalline Lens on Central Vault After Implantable Collamer Lens Implantation

Meng-ying Qi, MD; Qian Chen, MD, PhD; Qing-yan Zeng, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):519-523

Supplemental Data

Repeatability, Reproducibility, and Agreement of Two Scheimpflug-Placido Anterior Corneal Analyzers for Posterior Corneal Surface Measurement

Fangjun Bao, MD; Giacomo Savini, MD; Bao Shu, MD; Senmiao Zhu, MD; Rongrong Gao, MD; Guanxin Dang, MD; Ayong Yu, MD, PhD; Qinmei Wang, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):524-530

Supplemental Data

Implantable Collamer Lens in the Management of Pseudophakic Ametropia

Sherif A. Eissa, MD, FRCS; Mohamed M. Khafagy, MD; Mohamed Karim Sidky, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):532-537

Supplemental Data

Outcomes of Toric Iris-Claw Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation After Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty for Keratoconus

Mauro C. Tiveron Jr., MD; Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, MD, PhD; Newton Kara-Junior, MD, PhD; Ana Belén Plaza-Puche, MSc; Sabat K. Abu-Mustafa, MD; Ghassan Zein, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):538-544

Supplemental Data

Planning for Coupling Effects in Bitoric Mixed Astigmatism Ablative Treatments

Noel Alpins, AM, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS; James K. Y. Ong, BOptom, PhD; George Stamatelatos, BScOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):545-551

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Corneal Biomechanics After Accelerated Cross-linking: Comparison Between 18 and 9 mW/cm2 Protocols

Hassan Hashemi, MD; Soheila Asgari, PhD; Shiva Mehravaran, MD, MIH; Mohammad Miraftab, MD; Reza Ghaffari, MD; Akbar Fotouhi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):558-562

Surgical Technique

Capsule-Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation in Small Pupil Cases

Merita Schojai, MD; Tim Schultz, MD, FEBO; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):568-570


Tomography-Guided Customized CXL

Theo G. Seiler, MD; Beatrice E. Frueh, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2017;33(8):571-572

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