Common Skin Conditions

Common Skin Conditions

Tanya Patron, Physician Assistant with Miami Plastic Surgery, says redness and inflammation in the skin are some of the most common skin conditions. Heidy Urra, Medical Aesthetician with Miami Plastic Surgery, explains she sees sun damage, like pigmentation, rosacea, and broken capillaries. TranscriptWhat are the some of the most common skin conditions I see a [...]

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Skin Conditions: Rosacea

Skin Conditions: Rosacea

Paula Brezavseck, Physician Assistant with Miami Plastic Surgery, affirms rosacea is a very frustrating skin condition, because there is not a real cure for it. She advises prevention and treating the symptoms when it flares up. The most common symptoms of rosacea are: redness or flushing, swelling, thickening skin, red and irritated eyes, visible blood […]

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Causes of Rosacea

Causes of Rosacea

Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, explains rosacea is a very complex disorder, and its causes are unknown; but there are a lot of proposed theories about what could be causing it. One theory says it is a disorder or abnormality in the immune system. Some of the common triggers of rosacea are sun […]

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Diagnosing Rosacea

Diagnosing Rosacea

Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, explains the diagnose of rosacea is made clinically, with physical exams and history taking of the patient. But, a lot of the times, it can be confused with other skin conditions, like lupus or an allergic dermatitis. She points out fair skin patients are more sun sensitive, and […]

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Treatment for Rosacea

Treatment for Rosacea

Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, says the most important thing regarding treatment is setting realistic expectations, because rosacea is not a curable condition. She points out sometimes it takes four to six weeks to start seeing an improvement in the skin. She explains one of the first steps in managing rosacea is establishing […]

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Rosacea: Common Locations

Rosacea: Common Locations

Nose, cheeks, chin and forehead are the most common locations of rosacea. Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, says it is most common in the middle-aged group population, between the ages of 30 and 50. She also explains females are at an increased risk of developing rosacea; but when men get it, they get […]

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Skin Care Tips for Rosacea

Skin Care Tips for Rosacea

Cleansing face twice and moisturizing daily, protecting your skin from the sun, choosing rosacea friendly products, testing the products, and being gentle are tips to take care of rosacea. Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, says testing products is important, because a lot of patients with rosacea do not tolerate products well. She recommends […]

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Skin Diseases: Rosacea Symptoms

Skin Diseases: Rosacea Symptoms

Rosacea is a type of adult acne with redness, swelling and itching, explains Dr. Deborah Longwill, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, who also says it can be an ocular rosacea, too. Some of the rosacea symptoms are: redness or flushing, swelling, thickening skin, red and irritated eyes, visible blood vessels and acne-like break outs.

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Types of Rosacea

Types of Rosacea

There are four types of rosacea: vascular, inflammatory, phymatous, and ocular. Natalie Suarez, Physician Assistant with Sunset Dermatology, says vascular rosacea is when patients are presenting with that persistent facial redness, episodes of flushing and visible blood vessels in the skin. The inflammatory rosacea is when patients are also developing an acne like an eruption. […]

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