Ocular herpes is caused by the Herpes Simplex virus. It is a recurrent viral infection that can produce inflammation of the cornea, uveitis and painful sores on the eyelids. Herpes of the eye can be controlled with prompt treatment using anti-viral drugs. Failure to control it can lead to more serious infection, scarring of the cornea and loss of vision.
Inflammation of the cornea; painful sores on the eyelid and surface of the eye
Oral anti-viral treatment