Rosacea is a common disorder of the facial skin that affects an estimated 14 million Americans. Rosacea can cause significant psychological, social and occupational challenges if left untreated because of its red-faced, acne-like appearance.
Common symptoms include:
- Diffuse redness and enlarged pores on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead
- Small visible blood vessels on the cheeks, nose and chin
- Pimples or pustules on the face
While the cause of Rosacea is unknown and there is no cure, Dr. Christian’s approach to the treatment of Rosacea offers patients a unique opportunity for success. She uses a combination of education, laser and light-based treatments, antibiotics when appropriate, and careful avoidance of dietary and environmental triggers. Dr. Christian often uses a combination of LimeLight, Laser Genesis, and and Laser Vascular Therapy. Together, LimeLight and Laser Genesis shrink enlarged pores and reduce redness. Laser Vascular Therapy removes discreet visible vessels.