A 21-year-old member asked:
what are the long-term side effects of rosacea?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Morris Westfried answered
45 years experience Dermatology
Scarring: Broken blood vessels thickening of the skin and swelling of the skin on the nose with formation of scar tissue are signs of advanced rosacea.
Answered on Nov 5, 2011
Dr. Frederick Coville answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many: Long term the condition can be quite devastating to some. The redness and irritation can result in the appearance of enlarged blood vessels on the face, the skin may become thick from oil glands enlarging (rhinophyma), irritation of the eyelids can cause pain and burning, continued acne breakouts can be quite troublesoe and, you may blush and become very red easily.
Answered on Sep 12, 2012
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