Therapy of varicella-zoster virus ocular infections

A. I. Miedziak, T. P. O'Brien

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations


Varicella-zoster virus causes chickenpox and herpes zoster. This article briefly reviews the epidemiology, prevalence, and pathogenesis of ocular manifestations of the virus. It also describes disease presentation and diagnosis while mainly focusing on the available spectrum of therapeutic options. Both currently recommended therapy and investigational treatments are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-62
Number of pages12
JournalOphthalmology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


Dive into the research topics of 'Therapy of varicella-zoster virus ocular infections'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this