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Bilateral herpetic keratitis.
  1. K R Wilhelmus,
  2. M G Falcon and
  3. B R Jones


    Thirty patients with bilateral herpetic keratitis were evaluated, 40% of whom were atopic. Stromal keratitis occurred in 40% of the eyes and recurrent ulceration in 68%. Four patients (5 eyes) developed secondary microbial keratitis. Visual acuity decreased to 6/60 or less because of corneal opacification in 17% of the eyes.

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