When it comes to your complexion, most people agree – there is nearly nothing nicer than a rosy glow. Not so when you’re dealing with rosacea – a chronic skin condition that mainly impacts areas of the face, such as the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. Though there is no known cure for rosacea, an experienced, professional skin specialist can help you to treat and manage its effects for more beautiful skin.
According to experts, rosacea is likely caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, such as a compromised immune system, possessing fair or light skin, a family history of rosacea, or suffering too much exposure to sunlight. In any case, the first signs of rosacea may be little more than a subtle, occasional blushing or redness of the skin. Over time, however, these symptoms can become more persistent and pronounced. Bumps, pimples and enlarged blood vessels may appear, giving skin a rough, uneven look. At times, though very rarely, symptoms may be severe enough that the skin tissue of the nose becomes thick, swollen and bumpy – this form of rosacea, called rhinophyma, mainly affects men.
A consultation with an experienced, professional skin specialist will determine which of the following types of rosacea you possess, and what the best course of treatment will be:
Though it can’t be completely cured, modern medical approaches have, in recent years, helped rosacea patients see tremendous improvement in their skins appearance. The best success is usually achieved through a comprehensive approach that includes suppression and prevention, correction, and ongoing (lifelong) maintenance and management:
We are a team of medical skin specialists with over 15 years experience helping patients achieve their skin goals. We specialize in quality consultations and designing treatment plans for rosacea and other skin conditions based on your unique needs. Your objectives, budget and tolerance for downtime are always taken into consideration.
If you’re ready to be assessed for your rosacea, contact us. Our team of experts will work closely with you to find the best treatment plan, keeping your budget and tolerance for down time in mind. Our goal is to get you one step closer to loving your skin. Call 604 733 1669 today.