- Q How common is keratitis?
Viral keratitis caused by the herpes simplex virus is relatively common in industrialized countries like the United States. Because viruses can come back again and again, this virus is the number one infectious cause of corneal blindness. Fungal,... Full Answer
- Q How are viral eye infections diagnosed?
A physical examination of the eye is often all that's needed to diagnose viral eye infections. An instrument called a slit lamp that shines light into the eye may be used to assist the examination. Blood and urine tests may also help determine... Full Answer