The War on Rosacea

What is rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic disease that affects the blood vessels and causes inflammation on the central area of the face such as the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. It’s characterized by redness from broken capillaries and some lesions that’s sometimes mistaken for acne. Types of rosacea There are 3 types of rosacea: Pre-Rosacea Least severe Flush, blush look Vascular Rosacea Sensitive Inflammation Oiliness Inflammatory Rosacea Severe inflammation Consist of papules and pustules (characteristics of acne) Dry skin Dehydrated skin Who is affected by rosacea? Rosacea impacts about 10% of the population. Rosacea mainly occurs on the face and more common in fair skin women and symptoms are.

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