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
  • August 2020
  • Volume 36 · Issue 8
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Five-Year Results of Combined Small-Aperture Corneal Inlay Implantation and LASIK for the Treatment of Hyperopic Presbyopic Eyes

Maamoun Abdul Fattah, MD; Carl-Joe Mehanna, MD; Rafic Antonios, MD; Bachir Abiad, MD; Nada S. Jabbur, MD; Shady T. Awwad, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):498-505

The Relationship Between Preoperative Anterior Corneal Higher Order Aberrations and Topography-Guided Excimer Ablation Depth

Avi Wallerstein, MD; Mathieu Gauvin, BEng, PhD; Mark Cohen, MD, CM

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):506-510

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Three-Month Outcomes of Laser Vision Correction for Myopia and Hyperopia in Adults With Amblyopia

Xi Liu, MD; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Stephen J. Hannan, OD; David Teenan, MD; Julie M. Schallhorn, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):511-519

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Enhancing the Intermediate Vision of Monofocal Intraocular Lenses Using a Higher Order Aspheric Optic

Aixa Alarcon, PhD; Carmen Cánovas, PhD; Bram Koopman, PhD; Henk Weeber, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD; Patricia A. Piers, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):520-527

Comparison Between Bilateral Implantation of a Trifocal IOL and Mix-and-Match Implantation of a Bifocal IOL and an Extended Depth of Focus IOL

Ji Eun Song, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD; Hyeck-Soo Son, MD; Michael C. Knorz, MD; Chul Young Choi, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):528-535

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In Vivo Confocal Microscopy of Stromal Lenticule Addition Keratoplasty for Advanced Keratoconus

Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; Niccolò Salgari, MD; Erminia D'Ugo, MD; Manuela Lanzini, MD; Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, MD, PhD; Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD; Beatrice Cochener, MD; Mario Nubile, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):544-550

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Bilateral Keratoconus Progression: Immediate Versus Delayed Sequential Bilateral Corneal Cross-linking

Luca Pagano, MD; Kunal Ajit Gadhvi, MBBS; Davide Borroni, MD; Katja C. Iselin, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Argyrios Tzamalis, MD, PhD; Stephen B. Kaye, MD; Vito Romano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):552-556

Comparison of Optical Low-Coherence Reflectometry and Swept-Source OCT–Based Biometry Devices in Dense Cataracts

Shail A. Vasavada, DO, DNB; Priyanka Patel, DNB; Vineet R. Vaishnav, MBBS; Zahra Ashena, MD; Samaresh Srivastava, DNB; Vaishali Vasavada, MS; Mayank A. Nanavaty, DO, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(8):557-564

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