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Rosacea (Definition)

Redness over skin ..Multifactorial thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Can rosacea involve the eyes?

Can rosacea involve the eyes?

Not the eye itself: Rosacea is a skin condition and as such can affect the eyelids and the skin around the eyes. This can be very uncomfortable and troubling but it does not involve the eye itself. ...Read more

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Why when i wake up i feel my eyes burning and it makes me feel like i didn't have a good night sleep? I've been diagnose with rosacea, does that matte

Rosacea: Rosacea affects the eyes causing blepharitis and keratitis. You should make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to find out what's going on and to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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I think acne rosacea is causing my eyes to turn red. What should I do?

I think acne rosacea is causing my eyes to turn red. What should I do?

Ocular Rosacea: Rosacea can cause:dry eyes &meibomian gland dysfunction. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & artificial tears & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. ...Read more

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Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Chronic diseases: These diseases are chronic in nature but can be controlled with treatment. Treatments include artificial tears during the day, warm compresses and scrubs, oral tetracycline agent, ointment at night, and other medications depending related issues. ...Read more

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Using metronidazole (netrogel) on face for rosacea. However, i also have this breakout around my eyes. Is it ok to use around my eye?

Using metronidazole (netrogel) on face for rosacea. However, i also have this breakout around my eyes. Is it ok to use around my eye?

See your doctor: Metronidazole gel is meant for use on the skin. Because it is not an ophthalmic preparation, it is generally not recommended to apply on or near the eyelid. If your breakout is near your eyelids, have your doctor evaluate it to determine if you have ocular rosacea or seborrhiec dermatitis of the eyes. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

See opthalmologist: Optician specializes in refraction and not diseases. Allergy is associated with itchy as would be ocular rosacea. I suspect that your problem is more likley form dry eye. ...Read more