Herpes Ophthalmicus

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus occurs when the varicella-zoster virus is reactivated in the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve. Herpes zoster ophthalmicus represents up to one fourth of all cases of herpes zoster. Most patients with herpes zoster ophthalmicus experience a rash distributed according to the affected area. A minority of […] Read more »

Chicken Pox Outbreak

COLCHESTER — State health experts are investigating an outbreak of chicken pox in Colchester. 65 students at the Jack Jackter Elementary School got chicken pox last year. It was one of the largest outbreaks in the state.  The Centers for Disease Control is also involved in the investigation. That’s because […] Read more »