Rosacea is a long-term skin problem caused by inflammation. It results in flushing, blushing, and red skin across the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin, which comes and goes. Around 10% of people in the UK have rosacea.
Rosacea can also cause visible red blood vessels (thread veins or spider veins), and small red bumps and cysts (pustules) on your face that can look similar to acne. The condition can get worse with time.
Rosacea can be triggered by sun exposure, alcohol, spicy food, being in hot environments, exercise, skincare ingredients and stress. It’s more common in pale skin.
Treatments for rosacea
Dr Gribbin will start with an in-depth consultation where she will examine and assess your skin. She’ll invest time in finding out more about you, your life and your medical history.
From there, she can put together a tailored treatment plan to suit your needs – a thorough consultation prepares the path for better results.