|Herpes Simplex Keratitis |
"Herpes Simplex (HS) Keratitis" is an infection affecting the front of the "cornea" , the dome-shaped structure at the front of the eye. The infective agent is "Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)" , which is the same virus that causes cold sores and fever blisters in and around the mouth and nose. It has been estimated that 85% to 95% of the adult population harbors the virus, although it usually lies dormant in a nerve that supplies the eye and skin.
HS Keratitis can be activated or...Read More