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Rosacea: Symptoms, triggers & how to manage from home

Do you experience a persistent red "flush" to your skin, particularly on your face or neck? You could be suffering from rosacea - a condition where your blood vessels swell and become visible on the surface of your skin.

Many people live with rosacea without realising it has a name, but the condition can flare up with a multitude of triggers and be incredibly socially debilitating.

In this 4-minute video, Aesthetic Doctor Di King explains the symptoms of rosacea, what triggers it, and how you can get on top of it.

Some of the triggers of rosacea include:

  • Sun exposure
  • Skincare products
  • Stressful social situations
  • Certain foods and alcohol
  • Genetic predisposition

What can we do about it?

  • Come and chat to us about what we can do
  • Identify and avoid the triggers
  • Find a daily sunscreen that works for you
  • LED light therapy
  • Prescription-grade topical products

Written by National Skin Cancer Centres