Eye infection (blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, stromal keratitis, uveitis, retinitis, glaucoma, or optic neuritis) caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) types 1 or 2 or varice...
Varies according to the virus and the ocular structures involved
History of varicella or herpes simplex infection
Acute onset, eye pain, headache, photophobia, tearing, ocular redness, ...
Avoid contact with nonimmune people.
No contact lenses should be worn during treatment period.
Oral pain medications
Monitor with slit-lamp exam q1–2d until improvement and then q3–4d until epithelial defect resolves.
Weekly after epithelial disease resolves unt...
Herpes Simplex; Herpes Simplex Virus, Pediatric; Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Algorithm: Eye Pain
B00.50 Herpesviral ocular disease, unspecified
B02.30 Zoster ocular disease, unspecified
B00.52 Herpesviral keratitis
B02.33 Zoster keratitis
B02.39 Other herpes zoster eye disease
HSV and VZV can lead to a wide array of ocular manifestations, ranging from self-limited disease to potentially vision-threatening disease and complications.
An exam with fluorescein st...
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