Rosacea is a chronic dermatitis, especially of the face. The disorder is often accompanied by inflammation, redness, skin sensitivity, blood vessel formation and eye problems in addition to unsightly acne-like lesions. Rosacea typically develops between the ages of 30 and 50, although it can occasionally occur outside of this range.
Oral and topical antibiotics, can bring down the facial redness, inflammation and skin eruptions associated with Rosacea The redness and flushing associated with this condition is caused by dilated blood vessels, which can be zapped by Intense Pulsed Light devices and lasers. Topical creams and cleansers from your skin care professional or dermatologist have also been shown to help reduce Rosacea. Avoid retinoids, sun exposure, alcohol, spicy foods and extreme cold, heat and wind, if possible, because they can exacerbate the redness of Rosacea