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
  • January 2021
  • Volume 37 · Issue 1

The State of Refractive Surgery: 2021 and Beyond

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):6

Original Article
Supplemental Data

Visual and Refractive Outcomes With the Eyecryl Phakic Toric IOL Versus the Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens: Results of a 2-Year Prospective Comparative Study

Sheetal Brar, MS; Megha Gautam, MS; Smith Snehal Sute, MS; Savio Pereira, MS; Sri Ganesh, MS, DNB

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):7-15

Supplemental Data

Clinical Effectiveness of Laser-Induced Increased Depth of Field for the Simultaneous Correction of Hyperopia and Presbyopia

Nesrine Rahmania, MD, MSc; Imène Salah, PhD; Radhika Rampat, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):16-24

Five-Year Occurrence and Management of Central Toxic Keratopathy After Femtosecond Laser–Assisted LASIK

Majid Moshirfar, MD; MacGregor N. Hall, BS; William B. West Jr., BS; Shannon E. McCabe, MD; Chase M. Miller, BS; David G. West; Kathryn M. Shmunes, MD; Phillip C. Hoopes Jr., MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):25-31

Supplemental Data

Risk Evaluation of Human Corneal Stromal Lenticules From SMILE for Reuse

Yanfeng Shang, MD; Yu Li, MD, PhD; Zhiqun Wang, MD; Xuguang Sun, MD, PhD; Fengju Zhang, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):32-40

Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking With Supplemental Oxygen in Keratoconus: 1-Year Clinical Results

Alex Matthys, FRCOphth; Myriam Cassagne, MD, MSc; Stéphane D. Galiacy, PhD; Safa El Hout, MD; Pierre Fournié, MD, PhD; François Malecaze, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):42-48

Supplemental Data

Distribution of Pupil Offset and Angle Kappa in a Refractive Surgery Preoperative Population of 750 Myopic, Emmetropic, and Hyperopic Eyes

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, DABO, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD; Elizabeth L. Rowe, BSc(Hons); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD; Ryan S. Vida, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):49-58

Accuracy of Intraoperative Aberrometry, Barrett True-K With and Without Posterior Cornea Measurements, Shammas-PL, and Haigis-L Formulas After Myopic Refractive Surgery

Karen L. Christopher, MD; Jennifer L. Patnaik, PhD; D. Claire Miller, MS; Anne M. Lynch, MB, MSPH; Michael J. Taravella, MD; Richard S. Davidson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):60-68

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2020 Reviewers

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2021;37(1):69-70

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