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Will my doctor be able to cure my rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

He can control the appearance and discomfort but the condition can be chronic.

In brief: No

He can control the appearance and discomfort but the condition can be chronic.
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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No, but can improve!

Rosacea is a skin condition that is characterized by increased vascularity, sebaceous hyperplasia, acne cyst formation, and possibly skin thickening (rhinophyma).
It can be improved by oral/topical antibiotics in some cases, and the redness can be treated by laser. Rhinophyma can be reduced via laser and surgery. But "cure" is not possible, only reduction of symptoms and signs of the condition!

In brief: No, but can improve!

Rosacea is a skin condition that is characterized by increased vascularity, sebaceous hyperplasia, acne cyst formation, and possibly skin thickening (rhinophyma).
It can be improved by oral/topical antibiotics in some cases, and the redness can be treated by laser. Rhinophyma can be reduced via laser and surgery. But "cure" is not possible, only reduction of symptoms and signs of the condition!
Dr. Richard Tholen
Dr. Richard Tholen
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Improve not cure

Symptoms of rosacea may be improved with education, dietarty restrictions, skin care and a medical regimen.
However a cure is genrally not possible at this time.

In brief: Improve not cure

Symptoms of rosacea may be improved with education, dietarty restrictions, skin care and a medical regimen.
However a cure is genrally not possible at this time.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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