It can cause the skin on your face to become red and irritated, which is very difficult to hide.
While there’s a lot that still isn’t understood about rosacea, or why it occurs, there are treatments available. Our doctors will be able to assess your problem, discuss your symptoms and prescribe medication quickly and easily.See a Doctor
The following symptoms could indicate that you have rosacea:
However, these symptoms could also be occurring because of a different skin condition, so it’s important you speak to a doctor and get a firm diagnosis.Talk to a Doctor
No one knows exactly what causes rosacea, but several theories have been suggested, including:
While the underlying medical cause still hasn’t been found, we do know of a number of triggers that can affect your skin:
If you know what causes your rosacea to flare up, the simplest thing to do is avoid these triggers as much as possible. However, this can be tricky - for example, factors such as stress and sunlight are not always within your control, while avoiding exercise wouldn’t be good for you.
Because we don’t know exactly what causes rosacea, it can’t be cured. However, it can be controlled with various types of medication, including creams, gels and tablets. In very serious cases, laser surgery may be considered.
Our doctors can write you a prescription for the medication you need. This will be sent to you by email or first class post and you’ll be able to collect your medication from a pharmacy of your choice.See a Doctor