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Benzoyl peroxide and metrogel to treat acne rosacea, how to use?

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Dr. Brian Maloney
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Rosacea: I recommend patients with rosacea try to reduce their stress! minimize alcohol intake and no smoking! daily use of a gentle cleanser and Metrogel twice a day. If there is nodular rosacea i place the patient on Doxycycline as well. I do not use benzoyl peroxide as a routine for this.
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Dr. Michael Macri
34 years experience
Wash face then apply: Wash face w benzoyl peroxide wash then apply Metrogel go slowly w Metrogel sometimes makes redness worse.
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Last updated Apr 25, 2015

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