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
  • August 2018
  • Volume 34 · Issue 8
Original Article
Supplemental Data

A Comparative Evaluation of a New Generation of Diffractive Trifocal and Extended Depth of Focus Intraocular Lenses

Beatrice Cochener, MD, PhD; Guillaume Boutillier, MD; Mathieu Lamard, PhD; Claire Auberger-Zagnoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):507-514

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Preoperative Prediction of the Optimal Toric Intraocular Lens Alignment Meridian

Paul D. Chamberlain, BS; Ildamaris Montes de Oca, MD; Ravi Shah, MD; Li Wang, MD, PhD; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD; Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD; Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):515-520

Comparing Total Keratometry Measurement on the IOLMaster 700 With Goggin Nomogram Adjusted Anterior Keratometry

Benjamin R. LaHood, MBChB, PGDipOphth, FRANZCO; Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth), FRCOphth, FRANZCO; Simone Beheregaray, MD, PhD; Nicholas H. Andrew, MBBS; Adrian Esterman, PhD, AStat

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):521-526

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Wavefront-Guided LASIK Has Comparable Ocular and Corneal Aberrometric Outcomes but Better Visual Acuity Outcomes Than SMILE in Myopic Eyes

Rohit Shetty, MD, PhD, FRCS; Himnashu Matalia, MD; Chinnappaiah Nandini, MD; Ashwatha Shetty, MD; Pooja Khamar, MD; Tushar Grover, MD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):527-532

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Clinical Outcomes of Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy According to Epithelial Thickness

Ikhyun Jun, MD, PhD; David Sung Yong Kang, MD; Samuel Arba-Mosquera, PhD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):533-540

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Topography-Guided Custom Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia in Primary Eyes With the WaveLight EX500 Platform

Fernando Faria-Correia, MD, PhD; Sara Ribeiro, MD, PhD; Tiago Monteiro, MD; Bernardo T. Lopes, MD; Marcella Q. Salomão, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr., MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):541-546

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Computational Models for Optimization of the Intrastromal Corneal Ring Choice in Patients With Keratoconus Using Corneal Tomography Data

Daniela Lyra, MD; Guilherme Ribeiro, MD; Leonardo Torquetti, PhD; Paulo Ferrara, PhD; Aydano Machado, MD, PhD; João Marcelo Lyra, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):547-550

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Early Epithelial Remodeling After Standard and Iontophoresis-Assisted Corneal Cross-linking as Evaluated by Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Raphael Atia, MD; Lea Jouve, MD; Otman Sandali, MD; Laurent Laroche, MD; Vincent Borderie, MD, PhD; Nacim Bouheraoua, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):551-558

Supplemental Data

Does PACK-CXL Change the Prognosis of Resistant Infectious Keratitis?

Ofira Zloto, MD; Irina S. Barequet, MD; Alon Weissman, MD; Orit Ezra Nimni, MD; Yoav Berger, MD; Noa Avni-Zauberman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):559-563

Surgical Technique

A Modified Technique for Easier Enclavation of Retropupillary Iris Claw Intraocular Lens

Hyun Goo Kang, MD; Eun Young Choi, MD; Sung Chul Lee, MD; Min Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):564-566


Continued Long-term Flattening After Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus

Inger Heleen Noor, MD; Theo G. Seiler, MD; Kai Noor, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):567-570


The More Likely Etiology Behind Suboptimal Results From Corneal Inlays

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Maliha Masud; Tirth J. Shah, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2018;34(8):571-572

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