zoster

This is the term used for chicken pox (varicella zoster) in adults.  While rarely a vision problem in childhood, chicken pox can reactivate in adulthood and cause an attack of shingles that can affect the eye.

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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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