An episode of herpes zoster is associated with an increased risk of anterior uveitis according to a Taiwanese report in Archives of Ophthalmology. The team identified 314,405 patients diagnosed with herpes zoster in Taiwan‘s National Health Insurance Research Database and compared them to 943,215 randomly selected controls without shingles. During a one-year-follow-up, 908 of the zoster patients and 1,607 in the comparison group were diagnosed with anterior uveitis.
Shortening the contact lens replacement cycle increases patient comfort. This, in turn, increases patient loyalty and generates referrals.
Did you know that the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands? If you don’t wash your hands frequently, you can pick up germs from other sources and then infect yourself.