Herpes (Ocular Herpes)

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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.

Signs and Symptoms

Inflammation of the cornea; painful sores on the eyelid and surface of the eye


Oral anti-viral treatment