What is rosacea? Rosacea aka acne rosacea is caused by chronic inflammation of the skin. It usually affects the face and manifests as frequent facial flushing, presence of broken blood vessels (telangiectasias), persistent facial redness and inflammatory papules (bumps). Rosacea can affect the eyes in some cases. If untreated, rosacea can cause disfiguring changes to the nose, cheeks, chin, forehead and ears.
Are there effective treatments for rosacea? The first step to successful treatment of rosacea is determining the rosacea subtype affecting your skin. During your radiant skin solution consultation, Dr. Dele-Michael will determine the rosacea subtype affecting your skin. Depending on your rosacea subtype, you may be prescribed a regimen of topical medicine, oral medicine or both.