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Facials are a classic way to improve and maintain healthy skin. They have the added benefit of being relaxing. Facials typical begin with cleansing the skin, followed by exfoliation and skilled extractions of blackheads or whiteheads as needed. A mask may then be applied to hydrate, firm, strengthen or calm the skin. Facials usually end with application of a ...Read more
My girlfriend was diagnosis with rosacea and fixed facial edema. I cannot find any info on the edema. What, exactly, is it?
Can doc tell the difference between ocular rosacea and an allergic reaction? (trigger uncertain.) Burning sensation. Prickly lids. Have facial rosacea
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
Took Ibuprofen 800mg + Hot Shower & now I have a lot of facial redness (Rosacea), which I normally never have - Why? Will this just subside overtime?
Dermabrasion: You might be referring to microdermabrasion which is a minor procedure without any down time for the skin. Dermabrasion is the traditional sanding down of the skin for bad acne scarring or other scars and you need up to 2 weeks to recover. Microdermabrasion can be done in rosacea skin but should not be too frequent as it can increase the redness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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You can't!: I'm not even sure pre-rosacea is a diagnosis, but flushing is simply dilated facial skin capillaries in response to emotional triggers, certain foods, alcohol, or other causes not completely understood. Rosacea is characterized by vascular and follicular dilation involving areas of the face and nose; it can be mild to severe, can can involve sebaceous hyperplasia, pustules, and bacterial cofactors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rosacea: For your information please review the educational videos http://bostoncosmeticspecialists.com/acne/rosacea/ ...Read more
Why is the skin on my face always bright red? Could it be rosacea or something else? How would i tell?
Dermatologist: You actually do need to see a dermatologist. There could be multiple causes, such as lupus, dermatomyositis, allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, etc. For the most part your primary care will not be able to distinguish those, but a good dermatologist will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My face is always red. I think I hav rosacea. What can I do to help with this and stop my face from always being red?
Is there a cheap way to treat the visible facial redness from rosacea? Lasers seem too expensive, but I have a lot of diffuse redness.
Afrin (oxymetazoline): Instead of spray inside nose, apply a drop of afrin on your face. The generic -oxymetazoline----will work as well for less $. Try it before a social event. Avoid alcohol, hot drinks, hot foods. A dermatologist can prescribe a new gel but it will be expensive, is similar to afrin. ...Read more