HERPES KERTINITIS aka: OCCULAR HERPES
Herpes keratitis is a viral infection of the eye caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two major types of the virus:
- Type I is the most common and primarily infects the face, causing the familiar "cold sore" or "fever blister."
- Type II is the sexually transmitted form of herpes, infecting the genitals.