Uveitis Specialist Dr. Foster featured in the Boston Herald regarding 1st case of Zika-related Uveitis

July 1, 2016 By Frances Foster NP

An eye infection that can cause permanent blindness has been linked to the Zika virus, adding to the potential dangers for people traveling to Brazil and the Caribbean, ophthalmologists warn.

The first case of Zika-induced uveitis — an eye infection that can cause glaucoma, cataracts and loss of vision — was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine last week.

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