Patient Comments: Rosacea - Share Your Experience

How did the first signs of rosacea appear? Please share your experience.

Comment from: 45-54 (Patient) Published: September 06

I suffered from rosacea for most of my adult life. I can deal with the red face and purple nose but, I just found out for sure my rosacea is effecting my eyes. I don't know what to do. I can't afford the meds

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Comment from: teresa, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 11

I first found out that I had rosacea when I saw an advertisement that confirmed my symptoms. Ten years ago I went to the Ophthamologist with grittiness, itching and dryness of my eyes. He confirmed the diagnosis. The worst part of this is that our so called insurance -Aetna- thru Home Depot refuses to cover so many treatments and medications.

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Comment from: Carol, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 15

I found that indoor heating, particularly the reverse cycle air conditioner, made my poor face really red and all these little red veins came up temporarily. Also I started to get little pimples, which left marks. I did not have a very helpful GP, so I saw a dermatologist.

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