What is Rosacea?
Rosacea is a very common and chronic skin disease that causes redness or a “flush” of the face. About 14 million Americans live with Rosacea and are usually between the ages of 30-50 years old, have fair skin, and are likely to have had acne problems in their family, or when they were younger. There are four different types of Rosacea a person can have including, facial redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels, acne-like breakouts, thickening skin, and Ocular Rosacea (in the eyes), which looks similar to a sty. In each subtype, the skin can become swollen, sensitive and dry, and also cause a stinging or burning sensation.