Table 3

Percentage of patients with common ocular manifestations of herpes zoster at baseline

Treatment group
Famciclovir 500 mg three times daily (n=251)Aciclovir 800 mg 5 × daily (n=203)
Severe manifestations
Glaucoma 9%8%
Anterior uveitis6%6%
Iridocyclitis4%5%
Non-severe manifestations
Inflammation of conjunctiva55%52%
Punctate epithelial keratopathy13%12%
Episcleritis10%9%
  • Glaucoma was defined as intraocular pressure >20 mm Hg.