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
  • December 2020
  • Volume 36 · Issue 12
Original Article
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Customized Stromal Lenticule Implantation for Keratoconus

Farideh Doroodgar, MD; Mahmoud Jabbarvand, MD; Sana Niazi, MS; Farid Karimian, MD; Feizollah Niazi, MD; Azad Sanginabadi, MSc; Mohammad Ghoreishi, MD; Cyrus Alinia, MSc, PhD; Hassan Hashemi, MD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):786-794

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Visual Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Light Distortion Analysis After Blended Implantation of Rotationally Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Veronica Vargas, MD; Renan Ferreira, MD; Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):796-803

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Longitudinal Chromatic Aberration in Patients Implanted With Trifocal Diffractive Hydrophobic IOLs

Maria Vinas, PhD; Ana Maria Gonzalez-Ramos, MSc; Sara Aissati, MSc; Nuria Garzón, PhD; Francisco Poyales, MD; Carlos Dorronsoro, PhD; Susana Marcos, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):804-810

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Pinhole Pupilloplasty for Higher Order Aberrations: Assessment of Visual Quality and Depth of Focus

Priya Narang, MS; Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCOphth; Helen Gracy, MSc, PhD; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Soundari Sivagnanam, DO, DNB

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):812-819

Toric IOL Calculation in Eyes With High Posterior Corneal Astigmatism

Olga Reitblat, MD, MHA; Adi Levy, MHA; Elinor Megiddo Barnir, MD; Ehud I. Assia, MD; Guy Kleinmann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):820-825

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Method for IOL Power Calculation in the Second Eye of Patients With Previous Keratorefractive Surgery

Shawn R. Lin, MD, MBA; Max Nutkiewicz, BS; Haroon Rasheed, BS; Mitra Nejad, MD; D. Rex Hamilton, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):826-831

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IOL Power Calculation After Radial Keratotomy Using the Haigis and Barrett True-K Formulas

Renata Leite de Pinho Tavares, MD; Gabriel de Almeida Ferreira, MD; Vinícius Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD; Ramon Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):832-837

Corneal Cross-linking for Progressive Keratoconus: Up to 13 Years of Follow-up

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Luca Pagano, MD; Alfredo Borgia, MD; Alessio Montericcio, MD; Emanuela F. Legrottaglie, MD; Raffaele Piscopo, MD; Pietro Rosetta, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):838-843

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
Open Access

The Percent Volume Altered in Correction of Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism With PRK, LASIK, and SMILE

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD; Andreas Weyhausen, PhD; Mark Bischoff, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):844-850


Light Adjustable Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery After Radial Keratotomy

Majid Moshirfar, MD; Anne A. Duong; Kathryn M. Shmunes, MD; Yasmyne S. Castillo-Ronquillo, MD, JD; Phillip C. Hoopes Jr., MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):852-854

Occlusion of AquaPORT Flow in a Case of Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome Following Implantable Collamer Lens Surgery Causing Severe Pupillary Block

Michael Mimouni, MD; Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(12):856-859

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