U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old member asked:

Are there any alternative treatments for rosacea besides medication?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Anthony Corrado
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
IPL for Rosacea: Intense pulsed light (ipl), or "photofacial", is an appropriate treatment for the redness of rosacea. A few treatments spaced approx. A month apart will be needed. A topical antibiotic like Metronidazole may be used in between sessions. Also, avoidance of triggers such as sun, heat, cold, spicy foods, and alcohol may help reduce redness. http://www.dranthonycorrado.com/procedures/non-invasive.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 46-year-old member asked:
What is a good treatment for "rosacea"?
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 44-year-old member asked:
Is there a clear top treatment for mild rosacea? What is it?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 22-year-old female asked:
I want to know if there's a cure/treatment for my red hot burning cheeks? It's not rosacea.
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Last updated Jun 28, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.