June 20, 2017

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that typically affects your face, causing redness on your cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead. In some cases, it can also affect your neck, chest, scalp, and eyes. Rosacea usually begins after the age of 30, and is often mistaken for acne, eczema, or a skin allergy. The condition itself isn’t harmful, but if it isn’t treated, it can lead to permanent skin damage and loss of vision. Symptoms A flushed, red face Papules and pustules (pimples with yellow heads) on the red areas Visibly broken blood vessels on the surface of the skin…
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