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
  • July 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 7
Original Article
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Enhanced-Fluence Pulsed-Light Iontophoresis Corneal Cross-linking: 1-Year Morphological and Clinical Results

Cosimo Mazzotta, MD, PhD; Simone Alex Bagaglia, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Marco Ferrise, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):438-444

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Comparison of the Distribution of Lenticule Decentration Following SMILE by Subjective Patient Fixation or Triple Marking Centration

David Sung Yong Kang, MD; Hun Lee, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; Timothy J. Archer, PhD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):446-452

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Variation of Lenticule Thickness for SMILE in Low Myopia

Jakob Siedlecki, MD; Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD; Leonie Keidel, MS; Wolfgang J. Mayer, MD, PhD; Thomas Kreutzer, MD; Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD, PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Martin Dirisamer, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):453-459

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Impact of a Displaced Corneal Apex in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Gernot Steinwender, MD; Mehdi Shajari, MD; Wolfgang J. Mayer, MD, PhD; Daniel Kook, MD, PhD; Navid Ardjomand, MD; Bertram Vidic, MD; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD; Andreas Wedrich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):460-465

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Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy in Moderate to High Astigmatism With a Non-wavefront–Guided Aberration-Neutral Ablation Profile

Diego de Ortueta, MD, PhD; Dennis von Rüden, Dipl.-Ing. (FH); Shwetabh Verma, MS; Thomas Magnago, Dipl.-Ing. (FH); Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):466-474

Changes of Functional Optical Zone After LASIK for Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism

Christian Roesler; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):476-481

Stereopsis Simulating Small-Aperture Corneal Inlay and Monovision Conditions

José J. Castro, PhD; Carolina Ortiz, PhD; José R. Jiménez, PhD; Sonia Ortiz-Peregrina, MSc; Miriam Casares-López, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):482-488

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Rotational Stability and Visual Outcomes of V4c Toric Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Hun Lee, MD; David Sung Yong Kang, MD; Jin Young Choi, MD; Byoung Jin Ha, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):489-496


Problems With Different Meanings and Types of Refractive Lens Exchange

Andrzej Grzybowski, MD, PhD, MBA; Piotr Kanclerz, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):498-499


Retained Lenticule or Lenticular Fragments After SMILE

Reena Singh, MD, DNB, FICO; Koushik Tripathy, MD, FRCS (Glasg)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(7):499-500

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