According to the National Rosacea Society (NRS) 16 million Americans suffer from signs and symptoms of rosacea.
Rosacea is more likely to appear during middle age, but it can occur at any age and is fair-skinned individuals
As stated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), ROSACEA: OVERVIEW; “rosacea is a common skin disease, frequently begins with a tendency to blush or flush more easily than other people. “
Rosacea signs and symptoms can go beyond redness. Here are four rosacea subtypes:
- Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing, visible blood vessels.
- Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts.
- Phymatous rosacea: Skin thickens and has a bumpy texture.
- Ocular rosacea: Eyes red and irritated, eyelids can be swollen, and person may have what looks like a sty.