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Rosacea Rosacea

WHAT IS ROSACEA?

Rosacea (pronounced as rose-AY-sha) is a common skin disorder that is caused by the enlargement of some facial blood vessels causing the cheeks & nose to appear flushed. This usually begins with the tendency for the skin to flush or blush in many people.

Redness often spread slowly beyond the nose & the cheeks to the chin and the forehead, sometimes extending to the ears, chest and the back.

There are four subtypes of Rosacea which are categorised based on the signs and symptoms. The subtypes of rosacea are:

  • Ocular rosacea: Red and irritated eyes, swollen eyelids
  • Phymatous rosacea: Thickened skin with a bumpy texture
  • Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing, visible blood vessels.
  • Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, acne-like breakouts and swelling.

Rosacea often leaves permanent redness in the centre of  the face

Celebrities Who Have Rosacea

Some celebrities have been known to struggle with rosacea:

  • Bill Clinton
  • W.C. Fields (a film star in the 1920s and 1930s)
  • Diana, Princess of Wales

OUR PATIENTS REVIEW

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ReviewsI was suffering from terrible allergies. Over the counter medications didn't help much and life was going from bad to worse. I started spending more time browsing the web for a solution. Then, a colleague recommended me the Clear skin Clinic. I went for the first consultation without much expectation. But the moment I arrived, all my worries were put to rest. I underwent the pinprick allergy testing to learn that I was allergic to dust mites. Since then, I bought cleaning products and vacuums as suggested by these people and that helped. I suffer seldom now, thanks to Clear skin Clinic.

Paul Blackwell (Patient Review)

Paul Blackwell

5 months ago

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ReviewsMy eczema had been a constant problem since I was young and I had treatment of different sorts with mixed results. It was a colleague who suggested that I go to Clear Skin Clinic and see if they could help. I was so impressed by the staff at the clinic all of whom were kind and efficient. I have started treatment now and my skin is looking so much better.

Shirley Miller (Patient Review)

Shirley Miller

11 months ago