Therapy of varicella-zoster virus ocular infections

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

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Abstract

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
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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