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Dr. David Chandler Dr. Chandler
Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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How can I tell if allergies are causing my blepharitis? I've never been diagnosed with an allergy and i haven't started using any new makeup or contact solution either, but i don't know what else could be causing my blepharitis. I don't have rosacea or a

How can I tell if allergies are causing my blepharitis? I've never been diagnosed with an allergy and  i haven't started using any new makeup or contact solution either, but i don't know what else could be causing my blepharitis. I don't have rosacea or a

Usually not allergy: Blepharitis is inflammation or infection typically at the edge of the eyelid (margin) or base of eyelashes. The bacterial (or parasitic) byproducts are what can create an irritation to the lid skin or eye itself which feels like allergy (itching). Contact dermatitis is what is seen with cosmetic allergy, and is usually more like a rash around the eye. The lid skin is very sensitive. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


Dr. Michael Macri Dr. Macri
Cosmetic Surgery
29 years in practice
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Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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Dr. Lea Danielsen Dr. Danielsen
Family Medicine
28 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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How to help my rosacea?

How to help my rosacea?

Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What helps with rosacea?

What helps with rosacea?

Avoid precipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Macdonald Dr. Macdonald
Facial Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT Dr. VINCENT
Surgery - Plastics
41 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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What is the cause of rosacea?

Genes: Rosacea is the progressive redness of the facial skin typically from prominent capillaries that are very superficial to the skin surface. It is often related to a genetic predisposition. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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How to know if I have rosacea?

How to know if I have rosacea?

See a dermatologist: This is primarily a clinical diagnosis. It has a typical pattern acting the cheeks and nose and may be aggravated by certain foods. A variety of treatment options are available and must be prescribed. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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What are the tests for rosacea?

Rosacea: Rosacea (ro-za-she-uh) is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects adults. It causes redness in your face and produces small, red, pus-filled bumps or pustules. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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What are the symptoms of rosacea?

Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the malar area and may involve most of the face. Nose may be enlarged, red with wide pores. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Is rosadyn effective in treating rosacea?

I am not aware : Of this being a standard therapy or of any documented double blind studies verifying its benefits. ...Read more

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Dr. Anifat Balogun Dr. Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
Hahnemann Medical College
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Is there research being conducted on rosacea?

Rosacea research: There is on-going research on rosacea through out the country. To participate in a clinical research study contact a dermatologist specializing in rosacea care at a teaching hospital near you. ...Read more

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Dr. William Bearden Dr. Bearden
Facial Plastic Surgery
19 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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Dr. David Shifrin Dr. Shifrin
Surgery - Plastics
13 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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What suggestions do you have for treating rosacea?

What suggestions do you have for treating rosacea?

Laser/skin care: A good skin care program and laser treatments to the spidery red areas. Typically a vbeam laser or one that targets the red color (called heme chromophore) at a wavelength of 575-595 will work. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Tuma Dr. Tuma
Surgery - Plastics
21 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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My cheeks are always rosey could this be a symptom of rosacea?

Rosacea: This could be a symptom of rosacea. You should be evaluated by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kulick Dr. Kulick
Surgery - Plastics
38 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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Rosacea, how to treat it?

Rosacea, how to treat it?

Rosacea, treatment: A lot of people don't even know they have this condition! Treatment alternatives include topical agents which are very effective for mild rosacea. Patients that do not respond or want a more permanent solution, I use photorejuvenation. This light energy treatment require 5-8 sessions. Usually no anesthesia is needed and the treatments are performed in the office. Brown spots are also improved. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Mountcastle Dr. Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
18 years in practice
Howard University College of Medicine
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Dr. Matthew Goren Dr. Goren
Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What causes corneal rosacea?

The skin: It is ocular rosascea and it is associated with acne rosascea of the skin around the eyes. This is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin but ocular rosascea can usually be well controlled. ...Read more

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