Know About Rosacea and its different Treatment Procedures Available

January 23, 2020


Rosacea is a typical skin condition that generally occurs on the face and mostly affects fair-skinned people. People often mistake this problem with skin allergies, acne, and eczema. So, whenever you detect ant redness in the skin, you should consult with the best dermatologist or visit highly advanced skincare clinic for accurate diagnosis and right rosacea treatment.


Medications for Rosacea


The medical fraternity is yet to find any specific reason behind rosacea. Dermatologists at first detect the disease and then prescribe a suitable treatment procedure. There are both topical and oral medicines for rosacea treatment. Following are the best treatments that are suggested to people suffering with it:

  • Oral Treatments for Rosacea – Oral antibiotics like minocycline, tetracycline, and erythromycin are prescribed for reducing inflammation. Again, oral medications like isotretinoin are sometimes taken when the above-mentioned medications do not work. An experienced dermatologist knows when to use oral antibiotics and in what condition of rosacea patients need isotretinoin. 

  • Topical Medications – Depending on the severity of the disease, dermatologists prescribe metronidazole, azelaic acid, benzoyl peroxide, tretinoin, and several other external or topical medications. Rosacea may even affect the eyes when blephamide is given as an effective anti-inflammatory oral drop.

Laser Treatment for Rosacea

Patients with this disease can avail laser treatment in a reputed skincare clinic. Patients detected with telangiectasia or visible blood vessels are treated with laser to shrink the expanding blood vessels. This is one of the most advanced treatments for rosacea. It is the mostly painless and most patients tolerate even with absence of any topical anesthesia.

Plastic Surgery​

In some extreme situations, patients with rosacea may require plastic surgery. An experienced dermatologist knows when oral and topical medications or laser treatment will not work. Rosacea may cause thickened skin when laser surgery or scalpel surgery becomes the only option. These days, an advanced form of carbon dioxide laser surgery is available that can ease the affected tissues.

Some Facts Related to Rosacea

  • The cause of the disease is yet unknnown.

  • Though the exact cause is not clear there are some factors triggering the symptoms.

  • Some food items such as dairy products and fast foods can enhance the symptoms. 

  • The primary symptom of rosacea is redness of the skin followed by the formation of pustules. 

  • The disease is often confused with skin rashes and eczema.

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