rosacea-treatments.jpgRosacea pronounced as (roh-ZAY-sha) is a chronic skin condition involving enlargement of the blood vessels under the skin. Rosacea also effects the eyes and may cause pimples without the blackheads. Rosacea is a skin condition which mainly affects fair skinned adults over 30. The main causes of Rosacea are sun and emotional . Expert dermatologists have suggested that people suffering with irritated eyes should not use redness relieving drops, which may turn rosacea worse. If the eyes are affected by rosacea, over-the-counter artificial tears or prescription eye drops can help. In some serious conditions, doctors use lasers or other surgical devices to eliminate visible blood vessels, lessen extensive redness or correct disfigurement of the nose.

To cure rosacea some dermatologists recommend using a gentle cleanser, anti-inflammatory antibiotic pills and use of topical gels such as Metrogel (metronidazole) and Finacea (azelaic acid)

Till date nobody has found a cure, cause or a test to diagnose or treat rosacea. Many dermatologists rely on symptoms. In case the eyes are involved, its termed ocular rosacea, where patients may face gradual blindness. But most people have manageable symptoms.Research is undertaken to find a solution to the problem.