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Problem Solving With Herpes Simplex Keratitis

Problem Solving With Herpes Simplex Keratitis

Problem Solving With Herpes Simplex Keratitis

Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO
Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO

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Problem Solving With Herpes Simplex Keratitis
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A common cause of an acute red eye in the adult population can be linked to a viral etiology. Herpes simplex infections of the eye can sometimes be straightforward; however, many cases can be difficult to diagnose and thus progress to vision-threatening conditions. The subtle diagnostic signs and therapeutic management of herpes simplex eye diseases are discussed.

Objectives

Objectives
1. Emphasize the key diagnostic signs and symptoms of herpes simplex keratoconjunctivitis.
2. Clinical signs on diagnosing disciform keratitis.
3. Discuss current management strategies of epithelial keratitis and stromal disease.
4. Discuss when it is appropriate to use topical steroid?
5. Discuss the complications of ocular herpes infections.
6. Discuss the topical and oral antiviral medications.
Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO

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Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO

Dr. Victor Malinovsky is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Optometry, with a Bachelor of Science in Optometry in 1971 and his Optometry degree in 1973. After graduation he served three years as a naval Optometrist. After leaving the Navy he spent three years as a clinical instructor at The Ohio State School of Optometry and owned a private practice. In 1979 he became a full time faculty member at Ferris State University School of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. During his ten years at Ferris State University he became a full professor of Optometry. He taught courses in all areas of ocular disease and was chief of the Ocular Disease Service. In 1987 he returned to his alma mater, Indiana University School of Optometry as a clinical associate professor. He served as an Associate Dean for clinics for six years. He was promoted to full clinical professor in 2001. His areas of didactic and clinical expertise are ocular diseases and he is coordinator for the ocular disease courses at the school. He also served as chief of the Ophthalmic Disease Service and specializes in diagnosis and management of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. He lectures extensively in continuing education courses in many different areas of ocular disease. He has served on a number of national optometric committees and has been the chairperson of the Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Malinovsky has been voted eighteen times as 3rd year teacher of the year at the school and received three TERA awards for his teaching excellence by the faculty. He has received the coveted President’s Award at Indiana University for teaching excellence and the American Optometric Foundation’s Michael G. Harris Family Award for Excellence in Optometric Education.

Dr. Malinovsky has conducted research in age related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetes and dry eyes. Dr. Malinovsky is presently a co-investigator on Dr. William Swanson

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