Dermatologists & Skin Cancer Surgery located in Sugar Land, TX
Rosacea develops from a mix of genetic and environmental factors. Although its exact cause is still unclear, the experts believe it may arise from problems with your blood vessels, sun damage affecting connective tissues, or an immune system reaction.
Women are more likely than men to have rosacea. Your risk for rosacea is higher if you have a family history or if you’re fair-skinned with blond hair and blue eyes.
After examining your skin and evaluating your medical history, Dr. Fakhouri develops a customized treatment plan that includes one or more of the following:
To prevent flare-ups, you’ll need to determine what triggers your rosacea and plan how to avoid them.
Protecting your skin from the sun is a top priority. Dr. Fakhouri also recommends a skin care routine to keep skin irritation to a minimum, including the best moisturizer for your skin. Moisturizing is essential to maintain a healthy skin barrier and prevent flare-ups.
Dr. Fakhouri may prescribe one of several topical treatments and oral medications designed to alleviate your symptoms.
Noninvasive laser treatment safely and effectively removes visible blood vessels, reduces the redness, and helps your skin barrier heal.
You don’t need to keep suffering with rosacea. Help is available at Skin Cancer Specialists — call or book an appointment online.