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
  • October 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 10
Original Article
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Effect of NSAIDs on Pupil Diameter and Expression of Aqueous Humor Cytokines in FLACS Versus Conventional Phacoemulsification

Natalia S. Anisimova, MD; Lisa B. Arbisser, MD; Goran Petrovski, MD, PhD; Svetlana V. Petrichuk, PhD; Nikolay P. Sobolev, MD, PhD; Beata Petrovski, PhD; Sergey A. Borsenok, MD, PhD; Yurii A. Komah, MD, PhD; Boris E. Malyugin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):646-652

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Implantable Collamer Lens® for Management of Pseudophakic Ametropia in Eyes With a Spectrum of Previous Corneal Surgery

José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; Carlos Lisa, MD, PhD; Belen Alfonso-Bartolozzi, MD; Luis Fernández-Vega-Cueto, MD, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):654-663

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Differences in Posterior Corneal Features Between Normal Corneas and Subclinical Keratoconus

Oren Golan, MD; Eric S. Hwang, BS; Paul Lang, BS; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Adi Abulafia, MD; David Touboul, MD, PhD; Mark Krauthammer, MD; David Smadja, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):664-670

Supplemental Data

Outcomes for Mixed Cylinder LASIK With the MEL 90® Excimer Laser

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; Alexander C. Day, PhD, FRCOphth, CertLRS; Ryan S. Vida, OD, FAAO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):672-680

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
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Sequential Customized Therapeutic Keratectomy for Reis-Bücklers' Corneal Dystrophy: Long-term Follow-up

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Ingrid Torres, MD; Emanuela Morenghi, PhD; Fabrizio I. Camesasca, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):682-688

Supplemental Data

Outcomes of Simultaneous and Sequential Cross-linking With Excimer Laser Surface Ablation in Keratoconus

Ahmed Shalaby Bardan, MS, FRCOphth, FRCSEd; Hanbin Lee, MBBS, BSc; Mayank A. Nanavaty, MBBS, DO, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):690-696

Presbyopic Excimer Laser Ablation: A Review

Larissa R. Stival, MD; Marisa N. Figueiredo, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):698-710

Letters to the Editor
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Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Capsulotomy Markings for the Alignment of Toric IOLs: A New Technique

Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Beau F. Swann, MD; Robert J. Weinstock, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(10):711-712

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