Rosacea is a skin condition causing visible blood vessels and redness on the face
Common signs and symptoms of rosacea include:
· Facial redness.
· Burning or stinging of the skin.
· Red, swollen bumps that may contain pus.
· Eye problems including dry, irritated, or swollen eyes or eyelids.
· An enlarged nose (rhinophyma).
A number of factors that may cause rosacea to flare, include consuming hot drinks or spicy foods, drinking alcoholic beverages, sunlight or wind, exercise, emotions, and temperature extremes. Patients are encouraged to keep track of which factors cause their rosacea to flare.
Rosacea treatments focus on controlling symptoms and usually include a combination of good skin care, medications and energy based therapy such as laser or intense pulsed light (IPL) may be able to reduce redness of the skin due to enlarged blood vessels. Repeat treatments are often required to maintain the improved appearance and feel of the skin.
Who is suitable for rosacea treatment?
Individuals with rosacea that is uncomfortable or causes self-consciousness can benefit from rosacea treatment. If you believe you may have rosacea be sure to contact our office to discuss how to arrange for a consultation.
After rosacea treatment, patients will see an improvement in their rosacea symptoms. Based on the severity of your symptoms. It is important to understand that rosacea can recur and flare periodically.
The Grove Skin Clinic Registered Nurse will discuss your rosacea treatment options.
If you would like to find out more about Rosacea and how it can help you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on 02 4647 4501 today.
What is Rosacea?
Small, red, pimple-like bumps may occur with redness and Rosacea symptoms may flare up for weeks to months and then recede. The exact cause for rosacea is unknown, though your genes, reactive blood vessels in the face, and bacteria in the gut may play a role. While this condition can affect anyone, it is most common in middle-aged women with light skin or those with a family history of rosacea.