Rosacea is a skin condition that may easily be mistaken for something else. As skin on the forehead, nose, cheeks, or chin begins to look red and inflamed occasionally, it might be thought of as acne, or even sunburn. Over time, however, blood vessels can become visible, and the condition may worsen to a point where well-being is affected.
Although rosacea is a condition affecting more than 14 million individuals in America, many people know little about this chronic facial disorder in which relapses periodically occur. No serious threat to health is posed by this condition, although those who experience severe, chronic flare-ups may be significantly affected on an emotional level, as the appearance of red, irritated skin in highly visible areas disrupts social and professional interactions. In some patients, the eyes can also become dry or have a foreign body sensation, and tissue on the nose can become more thick and bulbous.
Rosacea does not have to have the power to diminish your well-aging. At Center for Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Surgery, there are professionals who can help you find relief through proper treatment, leading you back to your best complexion.
In order to avoid the impact of severe rosacea, treatment is necessary. However, when you do not know this condition is the cause of redness, you will likely not seek professional help until irritation has worsened. There are warning signs that can alert you to the severity of skin irritation, such as: