ganciclovir

This is a powerful antiviral medication that is now available as an eye ointment called Zirgan. We use this medicine in our practice to treat herpetic eye disease. Retina specialists occasionally use ganciclovir to treat viral infections (usually related to HIV) in the retina.

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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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