Question by  sue24 (36)

Are there any complications to CK surgery?

I am supposed to have this surgery soon.


Answer by  lovelife (998)

As with all surgeries, there is always a risk for complications or side effects. CK surgery can cause chronic dry eyes, light sensitivity and an array of other side effects.


Answer by  Christian9247 (5042)

As with anything, it is possible for something to go wrong. As for CK, it is a refractive surgery that like anything else can have potential side effects.


Answer by  Kath (1537)

CK surgery is refractive surgery on the eye. Complications can be over or undercorrection, light sensitibity, glare sensitivity, induced astigmatism and regression on the surgery. As with any surgery, the side effects are always listed and explained but may not occur in your case.


Answer by  jchRN (12)

Yes, there are complications that can arise from any surgery. You should speak with your primary doctor or surgeon about the possible complications with CK surgery to find out more.


Answer by  carbm65 (100)

Complications that can occur can include: light sensitivity, ability to focus one eye compared to the other can be affected, double or hazy vision, and halos or starburst around lights.

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