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Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?  

Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?  

Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes! " no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

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


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What's the difference between blepharitis and ocular rosacea?

What's the difference between blepharitis and ocular rosacea?

Lids v. face: Blepharitis is a dandruff like inflammation of the eyelids causing redness, itching, crusting and sometimes loss of lashes. Rosacea is condition of unknown origin causing redness and crusting of the mid-face and sometimes involving the eyelids. Treatment overlaps between these two conditions and both are treatable. Rosacea can cause permanent skin changes if not dealt with. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have seborrheic dermatitis or ocular rosacea?

How can I tell if I have seborrheic dermatitis or ocular rosacea?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have blepharitis and ocular rosacea. Today I noticed clear blister about the size of a pin head where lower lid meets eye. It burst but can see it.

I have blepharitis and ocular rosacea. Today I noticed clear blister about the size of a pin head where lower lid meets eye. It burst but can see it.

Meibomian gland: Dysfunction from blepharitis can cause meibomian gland cysts to occur. Good lid hygiene with diligent lid scrubs found over the counter is a good start. Your ophthalmologist can treat you with medication or procedures to alleviate the symptoms and sometimes eliminate the cause. ...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

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What is a good treatment for rosacea?

What is a good treatment for rosacea?

No single solution: There is no single solution and this may require a combination of skin care, medications (oral and topical), dietary restrictions and more. Seek the advice of a dermatologist for a comprehensive examination. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for "rosacea"?

What is a good treatment for "rosacea"?

Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this there are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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Which treatment for rosacea is the very best?

Rosacea treatment: Metrogel, a topical antifungal agent, is the most effective treatment for rosacea, but rosacea is not curable. ...Read more

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What are the different types of medical treatment for rosacea?

Acne Rosacea Tx: Fortunately there are quite a few options now available. Topical creams such as Metrogel and MetroCream and finacea to name a few. Obagi which is medial grade skin care has a wonderful line with products under the rosaclear name. Laser helps a great deal with the broken blood vessels or telangiectasias that make the face so red in the cheek, chin and nose area. ...Read more

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Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will improve: Rosacea is a continuing process. It may be kept under control with certain lasers. Www. Associatedplasticsurgoens. Com. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for the skin disease rosacea. And if I can get name of cream.

What is the best treatment for the skin disease rosacea. And if I can get name of cream.

Prescription: The topical medications that we prescribe for rosacea most commonly are of the Metronidazole type -- either gel, cream or lotion with strengths varying from 0.75% to 1%. Another commonly used product is Finacea Gel 15%. Please see your dermatologist for the best option for you. ...Read more

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Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Water: Try to dip you eyes 10-15 times a day in a cup of clean luke warm water which is filled to the brim and flap your eyelids for 2 min each time. This is safe, medicine free and prevents dryness, infections as well. Avoid all mascara, eye creams, artificial eye lashes etc If you want to really use cosmetics, check out SKINDEEP APP. Scan all your cosmetics and discard the dangerous ones rated on this app. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for rosacea? Both my father and uncle have recently developed this condition on their foreheads.

Is there any treatment for rosacea? Both my father and uncle have recently developed this condition on their foreheads.

Many treatments: There are many treatments however they really only keep it under control... You must find a dermatologist and have them design a treatment regimen. ... ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this their are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

Microneedling/lasers: If you have tried medical treatment options with topical or oral medications and still have persistent symptoms then use of multiple sessions of micro needling or use of the Pulse dye laser if your skin is fair are reasonable options to consider. ...Read more