- Common viral infection.
- Unilateral and 10% bilateral.
- Symptoms: tearing, foreign body sensation, photophobia, ocular pain and blurring of vision
- First present as punctate keratitis that may become progressive
- Pathognomonic single or multiple branching dendritic ulcers possibly progressing to wider geographic ulcers
- May present also as stromal keratitis, endothelitis, uveitis and retinitis
individually or in combination
- Topical antivirals
- Systemic antivirals