Rosacea Treatment

Rosacea

Rosacea skin Problem and Treatment

Rosacea is a skin condition that affects parts of your face. Symptoms can include facial flushing, facial redness, spots, thickening of your skin, and eye problems such as dry eyes and sore eyelids. Not all symptoms occur in all cases. Rosacea affects about 1 in 10 people in the UK, usually in middle age.

The cause  is unknown, but it could be due to a combination of hereditary and environmental factors. it is not caused by poor hygiene.

A number of factors can trigger or aggravate rosacea by increasing blood flow to the surface of your skin. Some of these factors include:

  • Hot drinks and spicy foods
  • Alcohol
  • Temperature extremes
  • Sunlight or wind
  • Emotions
  • Exercise
  • Cosmetics
  • Drugs that dilate blood vessels, including some blood pressure medicationsAnyone can develop this problem. But you may be more likely to develop it if you:
    • Are a woman
    • Have fair skin, particularly if it has been damaged by the sun
    • Are over age 30
    • Smoke
    • Have a family history of rosacea.   In severe and rare cases, the oil glands (sebaceous glands) in your nose and sometimes your cheeks become enlarged, resulting in a buildup of tissue on and around your nose — a condition called rhinophyma (rie-no-FIE-muh). This complication is much more common in men and develops slowly over a period of years.
    • Complications
      In severe and rare cases, the oil glands (sebaceous glands) in your nose and sometimes your cheeks become enlarged, resulting in a build up of tissue on and around your nose — a condition called rhinophyma (rie-no-FIE-muh). This complication is much more common in men and develops slowly over a period of years.

At Dundrun Cosmetic Clinic you can find a number of treatment options that can help control the signs and the symptoms of the condition such as IPL

Should you have any questions please phone us 01 2166 778 or Contact Us – we would be delighted to help


Dundrum