Those red bumps on your cheek may not be adult acne. Persistent redness, red lines, and pimple-like bumps could also be signs of rosacea. This skin condition affects an estimated 16 million Americans, but many cases go untreated and undiagnosed.
With this video, you will learn about the signs and symptoms of this troublesome skin disease. Find out the early signs of rosacea, like more frequent blushing, and what happens as the illness progresses. As this video explains, there are four subsets of rosacea; fortunately, there are treatment options your doctor can use to control the disease and its symptoms.
"The key in treating rosacea is to minimize agents that worsen symptoms," says Dr. Joseph Perlman, a board-certified plastic surgeon. "It's important to reduce the inflammation and reduce the vascularity to the tissue. Antibiotics may be necessary. Our certified aesthetician can individualize treatment program for rosacea as well as other acne related skin disorders".