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Is there a Cure?

   Rosacea symptoms are highly treatable
   Redness and flushing can be effectively treated with lasers
   Acne and inflammation are treated with antibiotics
Rosacea is a condition that is not 'curable', however the symptoms, such as acne and facial redness, are very effectively treated.

Treating Redness and Flushing with Lasers

Lasers can be extremely effective at treating the redness and flushing associated with Rosacea. Lasers such as the long duration pulsed-dye laser or the 532nm KTP Nd:YAG laser, can very effectively treat the facial telangiectasias and generalized redness.

Treating Acne Associated with Rosacea

Antibiotics are used to treat rosacea and the most common are in the tetracycline category and include doxycycline, tetracycline and minocycline. These antibiotics have anti-inflammatory affects so they suppress the inflammation associated with rosacea and they may also have an affect on the blood vessels that are causing a lot of the problems associated with rosacea. In addition, these antibiotics are also known to treat acne so they work very well on the acne component of rosacea.

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Last Modified: October 19, 2008

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The information contained in the above article is purely for educational purposes and is not intended to provide any medical advice. Always consult with your physician before having any medical procedure performed.