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Can herpes simplex type 2 travel to the eye and cause damage?
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes
Herpes simplex virus (hsv) can cause infections and inflammation of the skin around the eye, the cornea, the conjunctiva and in rare cases the retina.
If you suspect any of these conditions see your eye doctor immediately.

In brief: Yes
Herpes simplex virus (hsv) can cause infections and inflammation of the skin around the eye, the cornea, the conjunctiva and in rare cases the retina.
If you suspect any of these conditions see your eye doctor immediately.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
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