Thursday, October 7, 2010

What you should know about rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation of the face and sometimes the eyes or scalp. Rosacea usually occurs in middle-aged women, those between ages 30 and 55. Rosacea almost always involves reddened or inflamed cheeks, nose, forehead, eyelids, or chin. The causes of rosacea are unknown, but its onset or influenced by inherited traits such as oily skin and brunette hair. For people who have rosacea should avoid hot drinks, spices, alcohol, and exposure to sunlight.

Because of it redness and acne-like effects on personal appearance, rosacea can cause significant psychological, social, and occupational problems if left untreated. So consult with a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis if you suspect you may have rosacea. To find Austin TX dermatologist ask your friends for recommendation or find dermatologists listed in the Yellow Pages of the phone book. You can also can get dermatologist name by searching on the internet.


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