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
  • February 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 2
Original Article
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Analysis of Accommodative Performance of a New Accommodative Intraocular Lens

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBOphth; Aleksey N. Simonov, PhD; Daniel Romero, BSc; Alexander Angelov, MD; Yavor Angelov, MSc; Willem van Lawick, MD; Michiel C. Rombach, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):78-83

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Intraoperative Patient Experience and Postoperative Visual Quality After SMILE and LASIK in a Randomized, Paired-Eye, Controlled Study

Iben B. Damgaard, MD; Marcus Ang, FRCS; Mohamed Farook, BSC; Hla M. Htoon, PhD; Jodhbir S. Mehta, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):92-99

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Risk Factors for Epithelial Ingrowth Following Microkeratome-Assisted LASIK

Asaf Friehmann, MD; Michael Mimouni, MD; Arie Y. Nemet, MD; Tzahi Sela, BSc; Gur Munzer, LLB; Igor Kaiserman, MD, MSc, MHA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):100-105

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Factors Influencing Cyclotorsion During Photorefractive Keratectomy

Fateme Alipour, MD; Fateme Veisi Hampa, MS; Elham Ashrafi, PhD; Shima Dehghani, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):106-112

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
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Corneal Apical Scar After Hyperopic Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery: Long-term Follow-up of Treatment With Sequential Customized Therapeutic Keratectomy

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Fabrizio I. Camesasca, MD; Emanuela Morenghi, PhD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Luca Pagano, MD; Silvia Trazza, Orth; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):113-120

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Incidence and Outcomes of Optical Zone Enlargement and Recentration After Previous Myopic LASIK by Topography-Guided Custom Ablation

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Alastair J. Stuart, BMBS, FRCOphth; Elizabeth L. Rowe, BSc(Hons); Andrew Nesbit, BA (Oxon), PhD (Lond); Tara Moore, BSc, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):121-130

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Long-term Clinical Outcomes of Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Corneas With Granular Corneal Dystrophy Type 2 Exacerbated After LASIK

Ikhyun Jun, MD, PhD; Ji Won Jung, MD, PhD; Young Joon Choi, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):132-139


Surface Ablation Re-treatments After SMILE

Laura de Benito-Llopis, MD, PhD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):141-142


Estimation of LASIK Flap Thickness

Alberto Parafita-Fernández, MD; Miguel Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(2):143-144

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