What Is Ocular Herpes?

Ocular HerpesIt is caused by the type 1 herpes simplex virus, and is a common, recurrent viral infection affecting the eyes. This type of herpes virus can cause inflammation and scarring of the cornea. Herpes of the eye can be transmitted through close contact with an infected person whose virus is active.

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What Can I Do About Ocular Herpes?

Treatment for eye herpes depends on where the infection is located in the eye?- in the corneal epithelium, corneal stroma, or iris, etc.

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Where Can I Get More Info & Support?

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

243 Charles Street

Boston, MA 02114

(617) 523-7900

National Eye Institute

National Institutes of Health

31 Center Drive MSC 2510

Bethesda, MD 20892

(301) 496-5248

The Discovery Eye Foundation
The Discovery Eye Foundation is a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization and your source on information about Ocular Herpes.
6222 Wilshire Blvd Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA