At Greater Miami Skin and Laser Center of Hallandale Beach and Miami Beach, FL, Dr. Martin Zaiac see many patients who come in due to persistent redness on the face. This condition is sometimes diagnosed as rosacea. Through a definitive diagnosis and effective treatment, many patients with chronic rosacea will learn how to care for their skin and reduce the persistent redness that can remain. Our team is here to talk about rosacea, along with its cause, effective treatment methods, and specific triggers that may result in a flare-up of rosacea in patients who have been diagnosed with this condition. If you want to learn more about rosacea, continue reading to educate yourself further.
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. It may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. These signs and symptoms tend to worsen over time. Rosacea can affect anyone, though it is most common in middle-aged women who have fair skin.
What causes rosacea?
Rosacea often runs in families. Many people who have rosacea also have family members with the condition. Rosacea seems to be more common among people who blush easily.
There’s no cure for rosacea, but treatments can control and reduce the signs and symptoms. It can also help to be aware of the triggers that tend to cause rosacea flare-ups to occur.
What are some common rosacea triggers?
There are a variety of things that can trigger rosacea flare-ups, and it’s different for everyone. Some of the most common triggers include:
- sun exposure
- alcohol consumption
- hot or spicy foods
- temperature changes
- wind exposure
- certain skin care products and cosmetics
Talk to our dermatologists if you’re not sure what might be triggering your rosacea
Knowing your triggers is an essential part of managing this skin disorder. If you reside in the areas of Hallandale Beach or Miami Beach, FL, it is time to contact Dr. Martin Zaiac to discuss skin care recommendations. Call 305-532-4478 to request an appointment at either of the two office locations available in the community. We invite you to get a proper diagnosis of your condition and speak to our team about rosacea management.