Acne rosacea, or just simply rosacea, is a type of acne affecting adults commonly after adolescence. The course is typically divided in 3 phases with reddening, papules and pustules on the chin, cheeks and nose. Sometimes the conjunctiva of the eyes can be affected. These alterations are not only visible and therefore disturbing, they can also lead to itch and pain.
What you should know about rosacea dermatologist Dr. Okamoto informs at gesund.at (article in German)
Univ. Prof. Dr. Okamoto informs as a medical expert for dermatologa and venerology at gesund.at about Rosacea.
- How frequent is acne rosacea?
- What are the causes, symptoms and the course of rosacea?
- How does the doctor make the diagnosis?
- What can affected people do?