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Zoster Eye Disease Study (ZEDS)

Clinical Trial Details

ZEDS is a clinical trial investigating whether long-term treatment with a pill, Valacyclovir, will help reduce eye disease and/or chronic pain in patients with shingles affecting the eye. 

Key Eligibility: 

- Men and women 18 years or older
- Those who have a rash from shingles over the eye
- Have had certain types of eye disease from shingles affecting the cornea within the past year

Study contact by location

Upper East Side - Manhattan


Susan Herder, PA-C, CCRC
(646) 962-4118

Primary Investigator(s)

Protocol ID(s)

Weill Cornell Medicine IRB #:




Open to Enrollment

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