Rosacea is a common, chronic, disorder characterized by facial flushing, persistent redness, papules, pustules, and telangiectasia. Though women more commonly have the condition, men may have it more seriously. This condition not only affects the face, it can also affect the eyes. Triggers for the condition include sun exposure, spicy foods, alcohol, hot beverages, stress and heat. Rosacea treatments include topical and oral medicine, plus the regular use of sunscreen to avoid flares.
While there is no cure for rosacea, medical and cosmetic therapy is available to control, reduce and in some instances, reverse the signs and symptoms. If you suspect you may have rosacea, please contact our office right away to be properly diagnosed and discuss appropriate treatments with one of our providers.