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
  • November 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 11
Original Article
Supplemental Data

Initial Clinical Results With a Novel Monofocal-Type Intraocular Lens for Extended Macular Vision in Patients With Macular Degeneration

Scott J. Robbie, FRCOphth, PhD; Juan Tabernero, PhD; Pablo Artal, PhD; Muhammad A. Qureshi, FRCS (Ophth)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):718-725

Supplemental Data Open Access

Corneal Surface Ablation Laser Refractive Surgery for the Correction of Myopia: A Network Meta-analysis

Daizong Wen, MD; Ruixue Tu, MD; Ian Flitcroft, FRCOphth, DPhil; Qinmei Wang, MD; Yingying Huang, MD; Benhao Song, MD; Ayong Yu, MD, PhD; Liang Hu, MD; Yune Zhao, MD; Fangjun Bao, MD, PhD; Ye Yu, MD; Hengli Lian, MS; Louis Hoffart, MD; Robert Lee Kramm, MD; Eirini Skiadaresi, MD, MSc, FEBO; David O’Brart, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth; Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, PhD; John Marshall, PhD, FRCPath, FMedSci; Colm McAlinden, MD, PhD; Jinhai Huang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):726-735

Supplemental Data

Factors Associated With Ocular Cyclotorsion Detected by High-Speed Dual-Detection Eye Tracker During Single-Step Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy

Soheil Adib-Moghaddam, MD; Saeed Soleyman-Jahi, MD, MPH; Salar Tofighi, MD; Ghazale Tefagh, MD; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; George Kontadakis, MD, PhD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):736-744

Implantation of a Corneal Inlay in Pseudophakic Eyes: A Prospective Comparative Clinical Trial

Matthias Elling, MD, FEBO; Merita Schojai, MD; Tim Schultz, MD, FEBO; Sarah Hauschild, OPT; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD, FEBOS-CR

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):746-750

Incidence and Outcomes of Sterile Multifocal Inflammatory Keratitis and Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis After SMILE

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Alastair J. Stuart, BMBS, FRCOphth, PGDip CRS; Ryan S. Vida, OD, FAAO; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):751-759

Supplemental Data

Age-Related Changes in Corneal Spherical Aberration

Dhanishta Kemraz, MD; Xue-Ying Cheng, MD; Xu Shao, MD; Kai-Jing Zhou, MD; An-Peng Pan, MD; Fan Lu, MD, OD; A-Yong Yu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):760-767


Oxygen Diffusion May Limit the Biomechanical Effectiveness of Iontophoresis-Assisted Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking

Emilio A. Torres-Netto, MD; Sabine Kling, PhD; Nikki Hafezi, MASIP, ETHZ; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):768-774


Flap Melting Over Corneal Inlay for Hyperopic Correction

Suphi Taneri, MD; Saskia Kiessler, Dipl-Ing; Anika Rost, MSc; Tim Schultz, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):775-778

Supplemental Data

Corneal Scarring and Hyperopic Shift After Corneal Cross-linking for Corneal Ectasia After SMILE

Nafsika Voulgari, MD; Dimitrios Mikropoulos, MD; George A. Kontadakis, MD, PhD; Antoine Safi, MD; David Tabibian, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(11):779-782


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