Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes facial redness and acne-like breakouts. Triggers are common: Symptoms are typically worsened by certain irritants, such as spicy foods, alcohol, heat, exercise, and stress. Rosacea usually affects adults aged 30 to 50, especially women with fair skin.
Types of Rosacea
There are different types of rosacea that exhibit different symptoms as follows:
- Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea – facial redness and dilation of blood vessels (telangiectasias).
- Papulopustular Rosacea – bumps, acne-like breakouts
- Phymatous Rosacea – swelling in the nose
- Ocular rosacea – eye irritation, swollen or puffy eyelids
Treatment for Rosacea
Dr. Fakheri will diagnose your case, and then create a personalized treatment plan that typically involves Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy, oral and topical medications, as well as recommendations for lifestyle changes to lessen symptoms and prevent flare-ups.
To learn more about treatments for rosacea and to schedule an appointment, please contact us at 818-343-0101 or visit our office located in Tarzana, CA.