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
  • June 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 6
Original Article

Factors Associated With Residual Astigmatism After Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation Reported in an Online Toric Intraocular Lens Back-calculator

Richard Potvin, OD; Brent A. Kramer, MD; David R. Hardten, MD; John P. Berdahl, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):366-371

Supplemental Data

Subjective Visual Performance and Objective Optical Quality With Intraocular Lens Glistening and Surface Light Scattering

Furong Luo, MD; Xuan Bao, MD; Yingyan Qin, MD, PhD; Min Hou, MD; Mingxing Wu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):372-378

Supplemental Data

Agreement Between Internal Astigmatism and Posterior Corneal Astigmatism in Pseudophakic Eyes

Sepehr Feizi, MD, MSc; Siamak Delfazayebaher, MD; Mohammad Ali Javadi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):379-386

Short-term Observation of Intraocular Scattering and Bowman's Layer Microdistortions After SMILE-CCL

Huamao Miao, MD, PhD; Xiu Liu, MD; Mi Tian, MD, MS; Jing Zhao, MD, PhD; Xuejun Fang, MD, PhD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):387-392

Supplemental Data

Wound Healing, Inflammation, and Corneal Ultrastructure After SMILE and Femtosecond Laser–Assisted LASIK: A Human Ex Vivo Study

Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD; Ricarda G. Schumann, MD; Martin Dirisamer, MD; Daniel Kook, MD; Jakob Siedlecki, MD; Christian Wertheimer, MD; Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD; Wolfgang J. Mayer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):393-399

Supplemental Data

Comparison of Single-Step Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy With or Without Mitomycin C in Mild to Moderate Myopia

Soheil Adib-Moghaddam, MD; Saeed Soleyman-Jahi, MD, MPH; Ghazale Tefagh, MD; Salar Tofighi, MD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):400-407

Supplemental Data

Corneal Epithelial Remodeling After Standard Epithelium-off Corneal Cross-linking in Keratoconic Eyes

Jeferson Lautert, MD; Dharmil Doshi, MD; Francis W. Price Jr, MD; Marianne O. Price, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):408-412

Supplemental Data Open Access

Re-engineering the Hong Kong Quality of Life Questionnaire to Assess Cataract Surgery Outcomes

Jyoti Khadka, PhD; Rongrong Gao, MD, MS; Haisi Chen, MD; Sifang Zhang, MD; Qinmei Wang, MD, MS; Jinhai Huang, MD, MS, PhD; Konrad Pesudovs, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):413-418

Supplemental Data

Long-term Results of Corneal Cross-linking for Terrien's Marginal Degeneration

José Lamarca, MD, PhD; Borja Salvador-Culla, MD; Carlos Fernández-Vega, MD; Rafael I. Barraquer, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):424-429


Comments on Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction for Spherocylindrical Hyperopia Using New Profiles

Montserrat Garcia-Gonzalez, MD, PhD; Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(6):431-432

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