Rosacea Treatment in San Antonio, TX

If you or a loved one are looking for a solution to rosacea, look no further. At RFSA Dermatology, we have specialists that can give you the help that you might need to tackle your skin care needs. Get in touch with us today to learn more.

What is Rosacea? 

Rosacea is a condition that affects the skin. It can cause reoccurring and constant redness and inflammation of the skin on the chin, nose, and cheeks. Rosacea can be easily confused with other conditions that may have similar symptoms like eczema. Our team of professionals is trained on how to identify it, so that you can move forward with proper rosacea treatment in San Antonio, TX. 

What Causes It?

The origin of rosacea has never been discovered. However, there are a handful of possible reasons, most commonly genetics. Researchers have found trends that relate certain triggers with flare-ups of rosacea. These triggers can sometimes include: 

  • Spicy food
  • Hot drinks
  • Exercise
  • Medications
  • Some cosmetic products

Types of Rosacea 

There are many forms of this condition that might affect an individual, and they have a range of severity and symptoms. Some of them are: 

  • Erythematotelangiectatic. Redness in the facial skin because of inflammation or widening blood vessels.
  • Papulopustular. Similar to erythematotelangiectatic, but presented in combination with whiteheads and bumpy skin.
  • Phymatous. In addition to redness, the skin may grow thicker and develop more scar tissue, often only affecting the nose.
  • Ocular. The symptoms will affect the eyes and the skin around the eyes more than the rest of the skin, and may appear as watery and bloodshot eyes.

What Treatment Is Available For Rosacea?

At RFSA, we offer a wide variety of effective rosacea treatments in San Antonio, TX, like laser therapy and various forms of light exposure therapy which can help significantly reduce the appearance of redness in the skin. Some other forms of treatment commonly used include antibiotics, topical acne medication, topical specialized moisturizers, and more.

These methods are used more as flare-up mitigation and reduction. As of now, there aren’t methods that act as a “cure” or “magic pill”. One of the best ways to treat this condition is for the individual to learn how the condition affects them directly, and what triggers they can avoid to reduce instances of flare-ups.  

How RFSA Dermatology Can Help 

RFSA Dermatology is a great option for you to use if you think you might have this condition. We offer a variety of light and laser-based treatments, along with helpful advice from our board-certified professionals. We offer some of the best and most effective rosacea treatments in San Antonio, TX. 

Our team can help you put together a plan to mitigate and prevent the flare-ups you might see. 

Schedule Your Rosacea Appointment Today!

If you believe that you or a loved one might have rosacea, give us a call today! Our team of specialists can help you manage your condition to reduce the symptoms and prevent them from worsening in the future. 

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