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
  • September 2019
  • Volume 35 · Issue 9
Original Article
Supplemental Data Open Access

Functional Outcomes and Reading Performance After Combined Implantation of a Small-Aperture Lens and a Segmental Refractive Bifocal Lens

Hyeck-Soo Son, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD; Timur M. Yildirim, MD; Isabella Baur, MD; Grzegorz Labuz, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):551-558

Supplemental Data

Individually Customized IOL Versus Standard Spherical Aberration-Correcting IOL

Jens Schrecker, MD; Simon Schröder, PhD; Achim Langenbucher, PhD; Berthold Seitz, MD; Timo Eppig, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):565-574

Supplemental Data

Incidence and Risk Factors of Opaque Bubble Layer Formation According to Flap Thickness During 500-kHz FS-LASIK

Dong Hui Lim, MD, PhD; Joo Hyun, MD; Eunhae Shin, MD; Byung-woo Ko, MD; Eui-Sang Chung, MD, PhD; Tae-Young Chung, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):583-589

Supplemental Data

Refractive and Visual Outcomes of SUPRACOR TENEO 317 LASIK for Presbyopia in Hyperopic Eyes: 24-Month Follow-up

José-María Sánchez-González, OD, PhD; Federico Alonso-Aliste, MD; Jonatan Amián-Cordero, MD; María Carmen Sánchez-González, OD, PhD; Concepción De-Hita-Cantalejo, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):591-598

Supplemental Data

Repeatability of Cornea and Sublayer Thickness Measurements Using Optical Coherence Tomography in Corneas of Anomalous Refractive Status

Nan-Ji Lu, MD; Ding Chen, MD; Le-Le Cui, MD, PhD; Lin Wang, MD; Shi-hao Chen, MD, OD; Qin-Mei Wang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):600-605

Supplemental Data Video

Simultaneous Implantation of Refractive Lenticule and Intracorneal Ring Segment in the Management of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Yury Kalinnikov, MD, PhD; Galina Leontyeva; Alexandra Zinovyeva, MD; Denis Nevrov, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):606-609

Letter to the Editor
Free Video

Couching in Africa: Technique and Management of Comorbidities With Cataract Removal, Glued IOL, and Vitrectomy

Smit Bavariya, MS; Ashar Agarwal, MS, FRCS; Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Ashvin Agarwal, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2019;35(9):611-612

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