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What is Rosacea?

A common skin disease that varies from a tendency to blush/flush more easily than most people to thickened skin with acne-like breakouts.

Who is at risk?

  • 18 and up with an increased prevalence between 30 and 50 years old
  • Fair skin
  • Family history of rosacea or acne
  • Have acne
What are symptoms of Rosacea?
  • Flushing, redness in center of face
  • Visible broken blood vessels (spider veins)
  • Swollen and/or sensitive skin
  • Dry, rough or scaly skin
  • Flush/blush more easily than other people
  • Acne-like breakouts
From the Doctor:
“About 14 million people in the U.S. have rosacea’,” said Dr. Ayo Avworo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC.  “A quick, visual screen, in conjunction with a review of your medical history, can determine whether you have rosacea.”