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
  • October 2019
  • Volume 35 · Issue 10
Original Article

10-Year Results of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Marcus Blum, MD; Anna S. Lauer; Kathleen S. Kunert, MD; Walter Sekundo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):618-623

Status of Residual Refractive Error, Ocular Aberrations, and Accommodation After Myopic LASIK, SMILE, and TransPRK

Naren Shetty, MD; Zelda Dadachanji, MD; Raghav Narasimhan, MTech; Gairik Kundu, MD; Pooja Khamar, MD; Prerna Ahuja, MD; Vijay Kumar, MOpt; Vikas Kumar, MOpt; Rohit Shetty, MD, PhD, FRCS; Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts, MD, PhD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):624-631

Supplemental Data

Corneal Epithelial Thickness Mapping After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Mohammad-Reza Sedaghat, MD; Hamed Momeni-Moghaddam, PhD; Mehrdad Gazanchian, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Seyed Rafi Hosseini, MSc; Golshid Nouri-Hosseini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):632-641

Corneal Cross-linking in Thin Corneas: 1-Year Results of Accelerated Contact Lens–Assisted Treatment of Keratoconus

Boris Knyazer, MD; Ran Matlov Kormas, MD; Alexander Chorny, MD; Tova Lifshitz, MD; Asaf Achiron, MD; Michael Mimouni, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):642-648

Supplemental Data

Long-term Comparison of Combined t-PTK and CXL (Cretan Protocol) Versus CXL With Mechanical Epithelial Debridement for Keratoconus

Michael A. Grentzelos, MD, PhD; Dimitrios A. Liakopoulos, MD; Charalambos S. Siganos, MD, PhD; Miltiadis K. Tsilimbaris, MD, PhD; Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD, PhD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):650-655

Supplemental Data

Intraoperative Aberrometry Versus Preoperative Biometry for IOL Power Selection After Radial Keratotomy: A Prospective Study

Sebastião Xavier Curado, MD; Wilson Takashi Hida, MD, PhD; César Martins Cortez Vilar, MD; Virgílio Luiz Ordones, MD; Mário Augusto Pereira Chaves, MD; Patrick Frensel Tzelikis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):656-661

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery

Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Small Incision Sutureless Intrastromal Lamellar Keratoplasty (SILK) for Corneal Transplantation in Keratoconus

Kishore R. Pradhan, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Ryan S. Vida, OD, FAAO; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; Shashwat Dhungel, MD; Purushottam Dhungana, Moptom, OD, FLVC; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):663-671

Supplemental Data

Intracorneal Ring Segments Implantation Outcomes Using Two Different Manufacturers' Nomograms for Keratoconus Surgery

Guilherme Rocha, MD; Ludmila Nascimento Pinto Silva, MD; Luís Fernando Oliveira Borges Chaves, MD; Pedro Bertino, MD; Leonardo Torquetti, MD, PhD; Luciene Barbosa de Sousa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(10):673-683

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