Is waxing contraindicated for ocular herpes?

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

Treatments cannot be performed over contraindicated areas.

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.

ocular herpes
, "ocular herpes" is NOT contagious!

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