Ocul Surf 2021 Jul 24. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Ophthalmologie Department, Hôpital Bicêtre, APHP, Université Paris Sud, 94275, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France; Center for Immunology of Viral Infections and Autoimmune Diseases (IMVA), IDMIT Infrastructure, CEA, Université Paris Sud, Inserm U1184 18 Route Du Panorama, 92265, Fontenay-aux-Roses Cedex, France.
Keratitis due to Herpes simplex virus (HSK), Varicella-Zoster virus (VZK) and Cytomegalovirus remains a frequent source of concern for many ophthalmologists. They are a frequent cause of emergency consultations at eye care centers and carry the risk of permanent loss of visual acuity or visual quality and/or chronic neurotrophic keratitis, resulting in a significant decrease in the quality of life. HSK and VZK can affect the corneal epithelium, stroma, or endothelium or a combination of layers. Read More