Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Course

Credits : 1
Start Date :  Feb 01, 2021End Date :  Jul 03, 2021

Organized by :   Pacific University

Specialties :   Ophthalmology

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 39

Conference Summary

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Course is organized by Pacific University.

Expiration Date: July 3, 2021

Credits: 1.00 credits.

Course Description:
Varicella is caused by primary infection from human herpesvirus type 3. Following primary infection, which often occurs in childhood, the virus remains dormant in neurosensory ganglia. It may be reactivated, typically years or decades later, resulting in the cutaneous disease commonly known as shingles or herpes zoster. This course provides a review and updates on herpes zoster infection with an emphasis on herpes zoster ophthalmicus that can cause devastating and irreversible vision loss.

Learning Objectives:
• Employ effective management of herpes zoster ophthalmicus
• Identify potential therapy for post herpetic neuralgia
• Recognize the signs and symptoms of herpes zoster
• Differentiate herpes zoster ophthalmicus from other ocular manifestations

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Credit Info

  • Credits : 1
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