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An Introduction to Rosacea Treatment
Rosacea is a kind of dispersed redness which is usually accompanied by little red protrusions. In is commonly seen in people with a fair complexion. The first step towards Rosacea treatment is to avoid spicy food and alcohol. Heat, as in the use of saunas, or steam chambers, or intake of hot beverages, also can intensify the problem. It is quite possible that the symptoms of Rosacea could be a result of other disorders.
Initial Steps to Rosacea Treatment
Various Kinds of Rosacea Treatment
Rosacea treatment is absolutely necessary because left untreated, red lines, technically known as telangiectasis, may appear on the face. The red lines are seen as a result of the enlargement or damage of the blood vessels in the face. At present the only cure possible is either to camouflage them with cosmetics or rectify them with surgery. There are three major ways to treat the damaged blood vessels:
1) Inject concentrated saline water in the blood vessels so as to close them up.
2) Using laser to seal the damaged vessels so as to prevent flow of blood to the surface of the skin. According to dermatologists it takes three to four sittings to see any significant difference, using the traditional laser treatment. The cost of the treatment depends upon the number of vessels that need to be treated.
3) A new form of treatment called Photoderm or better known as the Mixed
light pulse treatment. This particular type of Rosacea treatment basically
stimulates the collagen using light energy, which prevents further damage to
[The author is not a medical practitioner. The article is based entirely on her online research. For specific problems, readers are requested to seek professional advice.]
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