GELOVIR Eye Gel meant for external use is an effective medicine, which can be given to the immuno compromised people who have gone through an organ or bone marrow transplantation and are viral infected due to cytomegalovirus. It can also be given to prevent blindness due to eye infection caused by CMV retinitis. Person using this eye gel must be careful with hygiene. It is important to wash hands before and after applying it. One can easily use this tube, put it near to the lower eyelid and gently squeeze it. This eye gel causes burning sensation and itching for a temporary period. Eye irritation is the common side effect, if it persists for long then people must stop using this medicine and consult their doctor.