Skin Care

Published on May 10th, 2013 | by Tom


What is Rosacea? and How to Treat Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin ailment which refers to a red flush to your cheeks, visible blood vessels on your skin, or visible red blood vessels that branch across your face. Rosacea is more a cosmetic nuisance than a healthy problem.

There are symptoms or signs before Rosacea develop on the skin, like redness to check, chin and forehead. In the early stage, cheeks easily flush, or appear constantly sunburned. If untreated, redness then progress into vascular stage in which blood vessels becomes visible on your check and/or nose. Further on, bumps or pustules can be easily found across your face. The most severe situation is a thickening of skin around the nose, which is called rhinophyma.

Rosacea can’t be cured, but in most cases it’s easily controlled. Rosacea can be restrained by topical antibiotics involving MetroGel and Rosac and oral antibiotics in the earlier phases, so the best time to see a physician is at the first sign of rosacea. Topical treatment along with avoiding certain dietary triggers are good to reduce flare-ups. Lasers are also good choice which can zap broken blood vessels and treat the overall redness. Some studies prove that eating cold foods constrict the blood vessels, which reduces overall redness in fact.

Deal with rosacea under the advice of dermatologist, who can tailor the best treatment for your skin condition.



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