Taking on surgery in HSV patients
Taking on surgery in HSV patientsCataract and refractive surgeons should use prophylaxis to avoid reactivation of the herpes simplex virus (HSV) in patients with a history of infection with this virus, according to Elizabeth Yeu, MD.
When corneas go viral: Simplex edition
When corneas go viral: Simplex editionViral corneal infections, while not overwhelmingly common, can be puzzling and even sight-threatening.
Vaccine has potential to prevent genital herpesFor the first time in history a vaccine was developed that has the potential to prevent HSV-1 and HSV-2. Learn more
More teens lack HSV-1 antibodiesAn increasing number of American adolescents lack herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 antibodies, making them more susceptible to genital herpes following sexual debut, according to a recent study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.