Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, Health

One’s first encounter with the herpes zoster virus is usually childhood chicken pox. Later in life, the virus may reactivate, causing a characteristic rash of small blisters, frequently on the chest or forehead, which form crusts and may leave scars. This second encounter with the virus is commonly known as shingles. Unlike chicken pox, shingles […]

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