Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and small red bumps on the nose and cheeks and eventually spreads to the jawline, forehead, chest and back.
It can also cause your eyes to become dry or irritated and the skin on your nose to thicken.
There are four types of rosacea and they include:
It’s estimated that more than 14 million Americans have rosacea with most being women over the age of 30.
Rosacea has many symptoms that range widely from person to person.
The symptoms of rosacea may include:
Symptoms of ocular rosacea may include:
The exact cause of rosacea isn’t known, but researchers are working to determine its origin. It is known that rosacea runs in families, so there may be a genetic component to the disease. Other causes being investigated are:
Rosacea triggers include:
There is no cure for rosacea, but the right treatment can help greatly control your symptoms.
Our treatments for rosacea include: