Rosacea is a common skin disease that often begins with a tendency to more easily blush or flush. This redness can then become persistent, and may slowly spread beyond the nose and cheeks to the forehead and chin. Acne-like lesions may also co-exist, leading to embarrassment and a lack of self-confidence.
The signs and symptoms of rosacea vary, and have been grouped into four subtypes:
- Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, with symptoms including redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels
- Papulopustular rosacea, with symptoms including redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts
- Phymatous rosacea, during which skin thickens and develops a bumpy texture
- Ocular rosacea, presenting with red and irritated eyes, swollen eyelids, and inflamed eyelid margins
Fortunately, there are many effective treatments for rosacea, which can help you feel more confident and secure. Make an appointment to see one of our dermatologists in Berkley, West Bloomfield, Novi, or Commerce to determine the right rosacea treatment for you.