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
  • April 2019
  • Volume 35 · Issue 4
Original Article
Supplemental Data

Standard Clinical Outcomes With a New Low Addition Trifocal Intraocular Lens

Joaquín Fernández, MD, PhD; Manuel Rodríguez-Vallejo, OD, PhD; Javier Martínez, OD; Ana Tauste, OD, PhD; David P. Piñero, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):214-221

Comparison of Wavefront-Optimized Ablation and Topography-Guided Contoura Ablation With LYRA Protocol in LASIK

Kemal Ozulken, MD; Erdem Yuksel, MD; Kemal Tekin, MD; Hasan Kiziltoprak, MD; Semih Aydogan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):222-229

Supplemental Data

Functional Optical Zone and Centration Following SMILE and LASIK: A Prospective, Randomized, Contralateral Eye Study

Iben B. Damgaard, MD; Marcus Ang, FRCS; Ashraf M. Mahmoud, BS; Mohamed Farook, BS; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Jodhbir S. Mehta, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):230-237

Deep Intrastromal Arcuate Keratotomy With In Situ Keratomileusis (DIAKIK) for the Treatment of High Astigmatism After Keratoplasty: 2-Year Follow-up

Gwenola Drouglazet-Moalic, MD; Ora Levy, MD; Isabelle Goemaere, MS; Vincent Borderie, MD, PhD; Laurent Laroche, MD; Nacim Bouheraoua, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):239-246


Biomechanical Analysis of Subclinical Keratoconus With Normal Topographic, Topometric, and Tomographic Findings

Mustafa Koc, MD; Emre Aydemir, MD; Kemal Tekin, MD; Merve Inanc, MD; Pinar Kosekahya, MD; Hasan Kiziltoprak, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):247-252

Biomechanical Impact of Localized Corneal Cross-linking Beyond the Irradiated Treatment Area

Joshua N. Webb, BS; Erin Langille; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD; Giuliano Scarcelli, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):253-260

Surgical Technique

Long-term Outcomes of a New Surgical Technique for Corneal Remodeling in Corneal Ectasia

César Carriazo, MD; María José Cosentino, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(4):261-267

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