What Is Rosacea
Since is the time of low temperatures also our skin is more exposed. Wind, cold and exposure to UV rays can cause enlarged veins on the face. For many of them is seen as redness, but should not be a sign of embarrassment. This redness often remains on the face for long-term and can extend to more serious skin condition – rosacea.
Most exposed to rosacea are nose, cheeks and chin
These veins, which are seen on the face, are the veins that are too widespread and have lost the ability to shrinkage. Consequently, more blood flows through them, which is visible through the skin, especially in the areas of the face where the skin can be very thin. Over the years, veins may become even bigger and multiply.
Winter time means a higher risk for rosacea
For cuperosis – redness are prone especially people with thin skin and a light complexion. These people also more frequently blush, but this redness in contrast to cuperosis quickly disappears. Skin cares is necessary and timely provide a protection. You can use skin care products that do not contain fragrances or alcohol. Avoid direct sunlight, strong winds and extreme cold.
What is Rosacea?
If flushing is not treated it can develop into rosacea. This is a very common disorder of the facial skin, which unfortunately is not yet sufficiently studied. In the U.S., are affected for rosacea slightly more than 16 million inhabitants, and many are not aware.
Unhealthy skin can have a significant impact on quality of life. For many, impact on confidence, and some even avoid any social contact and are even late for work. Rosacea occurs most frequently after 30 age and is more common in women.
The most common symptoms include persistent redness on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead, which darkens over time, yet, the tiny red veins on the face, bumps or pimples, watery and itchy eyes, burning and stinging. In the worst cases, nose is increased, this is so called rinofima. In some cases, the redness may extend to the neck, the chest, scalp or ears.
Although the exact cause is unknown and there is no product, there are various therapies that help facilitate the disease and can be controlled. If you suspect rosacea it makes sense to visit a dermatologist to diagnose and suggest further treatment.
- flushing of the face and retained only a few hours or days
- redness of the skin remains permanently. Widening of blood vessels visible – cuperosis, swelling and pimples. The skin is very sensitive.
- occurring in lumps and swelling. Above all, men can develop rinofima (tuberous nose).
- dry eyes, tearing and burning, swollen eyelids, the potential loss of vision due to corneal damage.