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
  • June 2019
  • Volume 35 · Issue 6
Original Article

Dissatisfaction After Trifocal IOL Implantation and Its Improvement by Selective Wavefront-Guided LASIK

Theo G. Seiler, MD; Aharon Wegner, MD; Tim Senfft, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):346-352

Supplemental Data
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Supplemental Data

Comparison of Multicolored Spot Reflection Topographer and Scheimpflug-Placido System in Corneal Power and Astigmatism Measurements With Normal and Post-refractive Patients

Weicong Lu, MD; Yaxin Miao, MD; Yue Li, MD; Xiuli Hu, MD; Qingjie Hu, MD; Jinhai Huang, MD, MS, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):370-376

Surgical Technique

Epithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy and Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus: The Tel-Aviv Protocol

Igor Kaiserman, MD, MSc, MHA; Michael Mimouni, MD; Gilad Rabina, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):377-382

Supplemental Data

Detection of Subclinical Corneal Ectasia Using Corneal Tomographic and Biomechanical Assessments in a Japanese Population

Shizuka Koh, MD, PhD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Ryota Inoue, MS; Naoyuki Maeda, MD, PhD; Atsuya Miki, MD, PhD; Kohji Nishida, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):383-390


Long-term Effects After Pediatric LASIK for Anisometropic Amblyopia in Two Patients

Siwei Zhou, MD; Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, LAc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):391-396


Tomographic and Biomechanical Index (TBI) for Screening in Laser Refractive Surgery

Joaquín Fernández, MD, PhD; Manuel Rodríguez-Vallejo, OD, PhD; David P Piñero, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):398


Stromal Scarring and Visual Acuity Loss After Combined PRK and CXL for Keratoconus

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD, PhD; Nafsika Voulgari, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(6):399

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