Viruses and the eye

Richard A. Armstrong

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


About 60% of human infections diseases are caused by viruses,including such important diseases as AIDS, polio, rabies and certain forms of cancer. A few groups of viruses are important to optometrists because they either cause a primary eye infection or a systemic viral infection with ocular complications.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationOptometry Today
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1998


  • human infections diseases
  • viruses
  • optometrists
  • primary eye infection
  • systemic viral infection
  • ocular complications

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