Is facial contraindicated for ocular herpes?

When we have a client with the following condition: ocular herpes

Signs and symptoms for ocular herpes

  • Swelling around the eyes
  • Tearing
  • Recurrent eye infections
  • Irritation
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Eye redness
  • Eye sores
  • Watery eye discharge
  • Sensitivity to lightc
OCULAR HERPES contraindications In beauty therapy


Caused by the type 1 herpes simplex virus, eye herpes (ocular herpes) is a common, recurrent viral infection affecting the eyes.

This type of herpes virus can cause inflammation and scarring of the cornea that sometimes is referred to as a cold sore on the eye.

Herpes of the eye can be transmitted through close contact with an infected person whose virus is active.

Is ocular herpes contagious?
No, "ocular herpes" is NOT contagious!

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