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
  • May 2019
  • Volume 35 · Issue 5
Original Article

Effect of Spherical Equivalent Error on Visual Acuity at Various Distances in Eyes With a Trifocal Intraocular Lens

Ken Hayashi, MD; Tatshuhiko Sato, MD; Chizuka Igarashi, MD; Motoaki Yoshida, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):274-279

Supplemental Data

The Clinical Relationship of Anterior Capsular Tears and Vertical Spacing in the Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy Procedure

Wendell J. Scott, MD; Shachar Tauber, MD; Craig D. Eck, MD; Rachel A. Scott, BA; Johann Ohly, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):280-284

Supplemental Data
Supplemental Data

Surface Ablation Versus CIRCLE for Myopic Enhancement After SMILE: A Matched Comparative Study

Jakob Siedlecki, MD; Martin Siedlecki; Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD; Daniel Kook, MD; Bertram Meyer, MD; Martin Bechmann, MD; Rainer Wiltfang, MD; Walter Sekundo, MD; Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD; Martin Dirisamer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):294-300

Supplemental Data

Effect of Cyclotorsion Compensation With a Novel Technique in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction Surgery for the Correction of Myopic Astigmatism

Jiping Xu, MD; Fang Liu, MD; Manli Liu, MD, PhD; Xiaonan Yang, MD, PhD; Shengbei Weng, MD; Limian Lin, MD; Haiqin Lin, MD; Yi Xie, MD; Quan Liu, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):301-308

Supplemental Data

Comparison of the Accuracy of Newer Intraocular Lens Power Calculation Methods in Eyes That Underwent Previous Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Yukari Yagi-Yaguchi, MD; Kazuno Negishi, MD; Megumi Saiki, PhD; Hidemasa Torii, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):310-316

Supplemental Data

Heads-up Cataract Surgery: Complication Rates, Surgical Duration, and Comparison With Traditional Microscopes

Robert J. Weinstock, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; Adam J. Schwartz, PA; Alexander J. Weinstock, PA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):318-322


Biomechanics of LASIK Flap and SMILE Cap: A Prospective, Clinical Study

Pooja Khamar, MD; Rohit Shetty, MD, PhD, FCRS; Ravish Vaishnav, MD; Mathew Francis, MTech; Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts, MD, PhD; Abhijit Sinha Roy, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):324-332

Translational Science
Supplemental Data

Early Changes of Ocular Biological Parameters in Rhesus Monkeys After Scleral Cross-linking With Riboflavin/Ultraviolet-A

Bo-wen Ou-yang, MD; Ming-Shen Sun, MD, PhD; Meng-Meng Wang, MD, PhD; Feng-Ju Zhang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(5):333-339

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