What is it?

Rosacea is a disorder of the face that results in redness, prominent blood vessels, swelling of pores, and skin eruptions similar to acne. Also called "adult acne", the cause of rosacea is unknown. It occurs most often in fair skinned people, particularly those who blush easily. Women are more commonly affected, although men are more severely affected. Symptoms usually begin to appear between ages 30 to 50, and the disorder is most often seen in middle-aged or older people.

The signs of rosacea are:
  • redness of the face or cheeks similar to a rash
  • a tendency to flush or blush easily
  • increased vascularity (broken capillaries) of the face
  • a red, often enlarged nose
  • acne-like skin eruptions
  • a burning or stinging sensation of the face

While rosacea cannot be cured, its symptoms can be controlled and your appearance can be treated. The best way to control rosacea is to avoid the triggering events such as prolonged periods of sun exposure, nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol. Heat and rich foods can also contribute to the effects of rosacea. While topical creams may help control rosacea, the best way to improve your appearance is with light-based treatments such as intense pulsed light and laser. Treatments must be individualized depending on the severity of your condition and the symptoms you want treated. Armed with a variety of laser and light-based equipment, the redness, broken capillaries, and enlarged blood vessels can often be reduced in only a few visits. To arrange a free consultation, call us at 877-836-8848.

Are the treatments painful?

We specialize in non-burning, no downtime techniques. Most of our patients require no anesthetic for the treatments, and can return immediately to their daily routine.

Is financing available?

YES! We offer patient financing right here on our website. It is best if you take the time to fill out your request on-line so you quickly get approval and arrive at your appointment ready to be treated.

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