ophthalmologist-icon
Punctate stain
Hi doctor, my father suffered from herpes-zoster recently and during his eye checkup Doctor suggested he had a punctate stain. He advised tear drops, moxicip eye drops and a virson gel to be put in eye 4 times each a day. So far my father hasnt complained any problem in eye sight but I forgot to ask if he can watch TV in this condition ?? Can any of the doctor please advise. Also i want to know does he need to wear dark glasses in home as my father doesnt go out. Your help is much appreciated. Thank u
65 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Arjun Kumar Singh
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 39 yrs exp Patna

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹300 for 24 hrs

You can watch TV and there  no need to wear glasses. It seems from your question that cornea is involved in herpes zoster which occurs rarely in  advanced stage of herpes zoster and can lead to dimunition of vision as a complication. Kindly do not stop your treatment unless advised by doctor.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.