When do you need to prophylactically treat herpes simplex prior to cataract surgery?

When do you need to prophylactically treat herpes simplex prior to cataract surgery? Generally pre-operative Acyclovir is not needed though most wait at least 3 months after the Herpes Simplex is quiet before performing cataract surgery. Sandra Lora Cremers, MD, FACS J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 Aug;39(8):1254-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.06.005. Management of patients with herpes simplex virus …

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