ROSACEA

Rosacea is a common, chronic, inflammatory, life-disruptive skin disease that most often affects the forehead, the nose, the chin and the cheeks. It begins with a tendency to redness or flushing with small bumps and sometimes pimples. It is characterized by flare-ups and remissions.

Rosacea is also known as “acne rosacea” because the inflammation looks like acne.

Rosacea generally onset in patients between the ages of 30 and 50 years. The majority of them onsets white women. When it appears in men is more severe than in women.

Rosacea is often divided into four subtypes which are:

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