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This skin condition has a wide variety of symptoms and is divided into four subtypes. These subtypes help in the identification of the best treatment options. Some patients also present with more than one subtype. Symptoms of rosacea include:
The exact cause of rosacea remains unknown. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association scientists believe the following factors contribute to the skin condition.
Certain lifestyle choices and environmental factors can also worsen the symptoms of rosacea. These may include eating spicy food and drinking red wine, hot tea and coffee. According to the Mayo Clinic, the risk of rosacea increases if you are between the ages of 30 and 50, have fair skin, are female, smoke or have a family history of the skin condition.
While there is no cure for rosacea, Dr. Weishar offers long-term treatment plans that require no downtime. Proper treatment results in a clearer complexion, an improvement in the appearance of fine lines, scars, blemishes, blood vessels, and sun damage, as well as the skin’s overall tone and texture.
She offers the following procedures to help alleviate the signs and symptoms of rosacea:
Dr. Margo Weishar is an award-winning, double board-certified dermatologist who is passionate about skincare. She has her own skin care products for rosacea and sun protection, has won the Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctor award for many years running, and is a trainer for Cutera Lasers.
Book your rosacea treatment consultation with Dr. Weishar and experience her compassionate care and dermatological expertise.
There is a certain element of side effects and risks associated with all treatments and procedures. These include swelling, redness, tenderness, and very rarely, infection or an allergic reaction to treatment. Dr. Weishar is an award-winning double board-certified dermatologist. She places her patients’ safety as a top priority at Springhouse Dermatology and Aesthetics.
The treatment options are non-invasive and patients can return to their daily activities almost immediately after their treatment session.
Individuals with rosacea should use a gentle skin care regimen that doesn’t irritate your skin.