Journal of Refractive Surgery


Print ISSN: 1081-597X
Online ISSN: 1938-2391

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

ISRS                                                       Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Current Issue
  • June 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 6
Table of Contents
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Meta-analysis of the FDA Reports on Patient-Reported Outcomes Using the Three Latest Platforms for LASIK

Majid Moshirfar, MD, FACS; Tirth J. Shah, BS; David Franklin Skanchy, BS; Steve H. Linn, OD; Daniel S. Durrie, MD

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Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) for Hyperopia: Optical Zone Diameter and Spherical Aberration Induction

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Kishore R. Pradhan, MD; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, PhD, MSTOptom; Walter Sekundo, MD, PhD; Raynan Khan, BSc; Purushottam Dhungana, MOptom, OD, FLVC

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A Three-Year Observation of Corneal Backscatter After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Tian Han, MD; Jing Zhao, MD, PhD; Yang Shen, MD; Yingjun Chen, MD; Mi Tian, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Original Article

Increased Hair Cortisol Concentrations in Patients With Progressive Keratoconus

Janine Lenk, MD; Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Tobias Stalder, PhD; Susann Schmiedgen, PhD; Robert Herber, MSc; Lutz E. Pillunat, MD, PhD; Frederik Raiskup, MD, PhD

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Implantation of Implantable Collamer Lenses After Radial Keratotomy

Bárbara Martín-Escuer, MD; José F. Alfonso, MD, PhD; José J. Esteve-Taboada, PhD; Luis Fernández-Vega Cueto, MD, PhD; Robert Montés-Micó, PhD

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Biomechanical Characterization of Subclinical Keratoconus Without Topographic or Tomographic Abnormalities

Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD; Claudio Azzolini, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD

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Questionnaires for Measuring Refractive Surgery Outcomes

Himal Kandel, MSc, PHEC; Jyoti Khadka, PhD; Mats Lundström, MD, PhD; Michael Goggin, MS; Konrad Pesudovs, PhD


Removal of Persistent Cellular Deposits After Foldable Iris-Fixated Phakic IOL Implantation

Marilia Lordello Passos, MD; Ramon Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD; Vinícius Coral Ghanem, MD, PhD