Ocular Rosacea

  • Ocular rosacea is associated with a chronic skin condition known as acne rosacea.
  • The problem usually affects those with light skin, and is characterized by redness and bumps concentrated on the forehead, nose and cheeks.
  • One of the earliest symptoms of rosacea (often experienced during puberty) is facial flushing brought on by changes in body temperature, emotion, or hot drinks.
  • Eventually, the skin of the eyelids may become chronically red, irritated and inflamed.

Link: eyewiki.aao.org/Ocular_Rosacea

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