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Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that causes frequent and persistent redness (flushing) or red lines on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead due to increased visibility of blood vessels.

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About rosacea

Common causes

Several lifestyle factors can cause rosacea, including extreme temperatures, sun exposure, stress, and hot or spicy food and beverages. These factors can vary from one person to the next.

Impact on daily life

People with rosacea may experience depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, poor self-image, lower quality of life, and feelings of loneliness.

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Treatment for Rosacea

Dermago can help

Rosacea can be managed with appropriate treatment and some lifestyle changes!

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    Topical treatments

    Topical treatments can be creams, lotions or soaps applied directly to the area affected by rosacea.

    In most cases, a thin layer applied every night is recommended.

  2. Oral antibiotics

    Many oral antibiotics can help reduce or even eliminate rosacea.

    In the case of rosacea, the tablets are usually taken twice a day for 3 months.

    Depending on your condition, the frequency and duration may vary.

The dermatology team will suggest the most appropriate treatment for your type of rosacea.

Why treat rosacea?

Rosacea does not go away without treatment and may even worsen over time. There are several very effective treatments available on prescription. If you think you have rosacea, consult a dermatologist who can prescribe a variety of treatments for your situation.

There are multiple forms of rosacea

  1. Erythematotelangiectatic

    The main symptoms are redness on the face that can appear and disappear. There may also be swelling, burning and stinging; the skin may be rough and small veins may become visible on the skin surface.

  2. Papulopustular

    This is a form of rosacea that is characterised by persistent redness and bumps that look like acne pimples (and are often mistaken for acne).

  3. Phymatous

    In some people, rosacea can affect the sebaceous glands and connective tissue, causing the skin to thicken and become bumpy. Phymatous rosacea most often affects the nose (rhinophyma) and rarely the forehead and chin.

  4. Ocular Rosacea

    In addition to skin symptoms, rosacea can also affect the eyes and eyelids. It can cause redness of the skin around the eye and also burning, stinging, dryness, sensitivity to light, blurred vision and watery, bloodshot eyes.

How Does The Online Consultation Work?

Dermago's online consultation is quick and easy!

No need to wait months to see a dermatologist in person- we can take care of everything online!

  1. Complete the questionnaire

    To get started, simply answer a few questions and attach a picture of your skin concern.

  2. Choose your plan

    Once you’ve completed the questionnaire, choose your consultation timeline - get your plan in less than 24 hours.

  3. Get your diagnosis & treatment

    One of our medical experts will get back to you with a treatment plan. Prescriptions are sent directly to your pharmacy.

Treat your condition with dermago!

Choose your consultation timeline

Nurse Practitioner Consultation*

Obtain an answer within 3 days

$125

Recommended plan for a minor skin problem, follow-up or renewal

Dermatologist consultation

Obtain an answer within 24h

$195

Recommended plan for more serious conditions requiring urgent treatment

Start your consultation and then choose the plan that suits you best.

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