What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

…ommon inflammatory facial skin disorder classically marked by flushing, facial erythema, inflammatory papules and pustules, and telangiectasias. It typically presents in adults, with prevalence reported as 1 to greater than 20%, with a female predomi…

Erythema in Rosacea

Erythema in Rosacea

…a This type has traditionally been treated with avoidance of flushing, photoprotection, and surgical strategies including electrosurgery or laser therapies to treat the erythema and telangiectasias.  Laser therapies include pulse-dye laser (PDL), KT…

Living with Rosacea

Living with Rosacea

…as psychological impact resulting from persistent erythema or flushing.  Key factors include pruritus burning sensitive skin stinging cosmetic intolerance pain Age/ age of onset, gender (female), presence of flushing, need for ongoing treatment, s…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Diagnosis of ophthalmomyiasis externa by dermatoscopy

…fiery red and the bulbar conjunctiva demonstrated significant flushing with ciliary injection. At first, with unassisted examination any trigger or cause leading to this condition was hardly discernible. However, after administering topical anestheti…

Ocular Inflammation

Ocular Inflammation

…a is principally vascular and correlates with the severity of flushing.” [29] Tanzi and Weinberg, in 2001, also stated that “the ocular manifestations of rosacea are commonly nonspecific and variable. The etiology of the inflammation is u…

Papulopustular Subtype

Papulopustular Subtype

…he face, sometimes with central facial edema. Associated with flushing. This subtype is best treated with topical or systemic antibiotics, topical sulfur or sulfacetamide based lotions, or azelaic acid. A newly available agent with superior demonstr…

Erythemato-telangiectatic (E-T) Subtype

Erythemato-telangiectatic (E-T) Subtype

…facial erythema. This type is best treated with avoidance of flushing, photoprotection, and electrosurgery or laser therapies to treat the erythema and telangiectasias. A significant advancement in treatment of rosacea erythema is now commercially a…

Bibliography

Bibliography

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