AIDS and the eye
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Seventy percent of patients with AIDS have AIDS-related ocular involvement. This is a special challenge for the ophthalmologist which requires specific knowledge. The nature and frequency of the ocular involvement as well as the time of manifestation during the HIV-disease are discussed. The potential therapy for such opportunistic infections is discussed. Furthermore, the HIV-specific aspects for disinfection procedures in the office (tonometry, three-mirror lens, contact lenses) are also elucidated.