KOLOA, Hawaii — The ocular manifestations of herpes zoster involve a wide range of corneal disease with the estimated worldwide cost for treatment reaching $1 billion, according to a speaker.
Individual treatment cost is $1,800 but treatment for post-herpetic neuralgia, a possible consequence, is $7,200 in the U.S., Jay S. Pepose, MD, said at Hawaiian Eye 2020.
This activity is supported by educational grants from Alcon Vision, LLC; Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.; and J&J Vision.
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