Herpes simplex keratitis and visual impairment: a case series.

  title={Herpes simplex keratitis and visual impairment: a case series.},
  author={Amit Kabra and Prajna N Lalitha and Kannan Mahadevan and Namperumalsamy Venkatesh Prajna and Muthaiah Srinivasan},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={54 1},
PURPOSE To record the natural history of herpes simplex keratitis and estimate visual impairment in eyes of patients diagnosed with herpes simplex keratitis. MATERIALS This was a retrospective, descriptive case study for five years of the eyes of patients with clinically diagnosed herpes simplex keratitis. These patients had presented to the cornea services and a cornea specialist carried out the ocular examination under slit-lamp magnification. The medical records were reviewed by the… CONTINUE READING