Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Is rosacea hereditary?
There are strong signs that ethnicity is a factor in one's potential to develop rosacea. The majority of ethnic groups tend to be northern european decent, with a large percentage of Irish, English and Welsh.

Signs and Symptoms
Rosacea can cause facial swelling, burning,and iching. In most cases the client or patient should consider their skin to be "super" if not "ultra sensitive". In the late progressive stage of rhinophyma, a form of rosacea that effect mostly men, the swelling causes it to become bulbous and bumpy. Surgery can help improve some of the appearance by removeing layers of skin on the nose area.

Thursday, April 5, 2007


Frequently asked questions


What causes rosacea?
The cause of rosacea is unknown, although their are many theories that exists.
1. Generalized disorder of the blood. Rosacea patients have a tendency to blush.
2. Changes in normal skin bacteria or infection of the stomach.
3. Conditions is caused by microscopic skin mites. (Demoodex)
4. Fungus.
5. Malfunction of the connective tissue under the skin.
6. Psychological factors.