Herpes Simplex

  • Herpes simplex is a very common virus affecting the skin, mucous membranes, nervous system, and the eye. There are two types of herpes simplex.
  • Type I causes cold sores or fever blisters and may involve the eye.
  • Type II is sexually transmitted and rarely causes ocular problems.

Link: www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/herpes-keratitis.cfm