Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that presents as redness and small raised bumps primarily on the central area of the face. It is a long-term condition that can get worse over time; therefore, treatment is ongoing. Often seen in people with fair skin, rosacea flare-ups can be triggered by a variety of factors including sun exposure, consuming spicy foods, alcohol, skin irritation, extreme temperatures, and stress.
- Blushing Easily
- Raised red bumps (with or without pus) – which sometimes looks like acne
- Tiny swollen blood vessels on the skin called telangiectasias
- Burning or gritty feeling in the eyes
- Red swollen and rounded nose
To reduce the frequency of rosacea flare-ups and minimize skin changes, there are different treatment options.