Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes symptoms like itching, redness, pustules, papules, burning sensation, and even edema. Most of the time can be noticed in the central area of the face; however, there are many types of rosacea, where not only can be found in other areas of the face but also present different skin lesions.
Rosacea is a condition that can be worsened with extreme weather, spicy food, stress, excessive exposure to sunlight, and smoking cigarettes. There is no cure for rosacea; however, improving these conditions is to avoid all these triggers.
Here you have the types of Rosacea you must know:
- Ocular: You can find bloodshot eyes or a burning sensation or sting in your eye.
- Erythematous-telangiectatic: This is one of the most common types where you can find persistent and central erythema; on most occasions, you can also notice broken capillaries or blood vessels.
- Phymatous: You can notice enlarged pores, and your skin may be thicker, giving a “bulbous” look. The phymatous type is more common in men.
- Papulopustular: This type is mistaken with acne most of the time; you can find in the face lesions’ central area likskie pustules and papules.
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Dr. Angelica Parra is a Licensed Medical Doctor from Venezuela and is currently taking a Master’s degree in Dermatology. She specialized in Aesthetic Medicine and completed Advanced Training in Non-surgical Facial Rejuvenation in Miami, Florida. She has specialized in applying Botox, dermal fillers, skin tightening treatments, and since then, she has worked on cruise ships as an Aesthetic Doctor.