Doctor insights on:
Rosacea Alternative Treatments
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. ...Read more
Rosacea treatment: There are topical creams that are effective. The next step would be light based technology. If this is not effective, a combination of light/topical agents (PDT) may be helpful. Best to see a dermatologist / plastic surgeon in your area that can advise you. ...Read more
Tetracyclines: The most effective treatments for rosacea are oral tetracycline antibiotics, with Doxycycline and minocyclines being the most effective. Topical medications containing metronidazole, sulfa, and azaleic acid are also helpful. There is a new gel containing brimonidine that should be available later this year that temporarily reduces the redness. ...Read more
I'm almost positive I have rosacea, but i'm not sure. My cheeks are always super red and i hate it. Any treatments or cures? Help!
Have Rosacea. I am trying to change diet.What natural treatments are there? How to avoid bulbous nose? I'm female but noticed some change with nose...
Scarring: The main challenge will be to avoid thickening of the skin layers. Please see a Dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more
I have flare ups of red, itchy skin with bumps on my face. I think it could be rosacea. Any natural treatments i can try?
Red itchy skin: Try using virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer to get rid of redness and itchiness. ...Read more
I have a few broken capillaries/spider vein areas on my nose. Not rosacea. What specific treatments are out there that most dermatologists know?
Multiple options: I don' think that there is a single best way but there are mutiple options including sclerotherapy, ipl, laser, veinwave, veingogh and micro needle radio frequency. The size of the veins and the training and experience of the treating physician usually influence what treatment is recommended. My usual treatment is sclerotherapy or laser for very small veins. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Alternative treatments for ocular rosacea
- Alternative treatments for ibuprofen allergy
- Alternative treatments for umbilical hernia
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Alternative treatments for gallbladder polyp
- Alternative treatments for trichophyton rubrum
- Alternative treatments for scintillating scotoma
- Alternative treatments for central serous retinopathy
- Talk to a dermatologist online