Introduction: Ocular Herpes


Ocular Herpes: Viral infection of the eye from herpes virus.

Ocular Herpes: Herpes of the eye, or ocular herpes, is a recurrent viral infection that is caused by the herpes simplex virus and is the most common infectious cause of corneal blindness in the U.S. Previous studies show that once people develop ocular herpes, they have up to a 50 percent chance of having a recurrence. This second flare-up could come weeks or even years after the initial occurrence.1

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1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

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