Bilateral changes in corneal nerve plexus seen in unilateral herpes zoster ophthalmicus

Patients with unilateral herpes zoster ophthalmicus had significant loss of corneal nerve plexus and corneal nerve sensation, according to a study.Investigators analyzed 27 eyes with herpes zoster ophthalmicus and their clinically unaffected fellow eyes in comparison with 15 normal controls. All patients and controls underwent bilateral in vivo confocal microscopy and corneal esthesiometry.

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