rosacea

Chances are, you’ve heard of or at least seen a picture of someone with rosacea. This chronic, inflammatory skin condition affects approximately 14 million Americans – and the condition only gets worse if left untreated. What you may not know, though, is if you’re at risk for developing rosacea. To help you figure it out, […]

Granulomatous Rosacea (also called Lupus Miliaris Disseminata Faciei) is a very rare variant of rosacea which I occasionally see in my Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology clinics.  It usually occcus in male patients in their 20’s and 30’s.  Typically red/yellow/brown indurated papules arise on the central face with a predilection for the eyelids.  They resolve […]

Perioral dermatitis is a very common skin rash that I see on a daily basis in my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology clinics.  Essentially, it is rosacea occurring around the mouth and is almost exclusively seen in women between the ages of 20 and 35.  It appears as papules and pustules arranged symmetrically around […]

Pyoderma Faciale, also called Rosacea Fulminans, is a severe form of rosacea most commonly affecting women which results in deep draining cystic nodules in the T zone of the face with sparing of the back and chest.  It is very similar to Acne Fulminans (see blog entry Acne – Acne Fulminans) and fortunately I only […]

Rosacea is one of the most common skin disorders I see in my patients in both my Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  The pathophysiology is very unclear but there are many molecular clues that have been recently discovered which should shed more light upon the exact etiology of rosacea in the next few years.  […]

Rosacea is a very common skin disorder that on a typical day in my Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices I will see between 5 and 10 patients with this skin disease.  There is no cure for rosacea but it can be managed.  Most important in any rosacea treatment regimen, is to use products that are […]

Rosacea is one of the most common skin conditions I encounter in both my Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology clinic.  It is most common in fair skinned patients especially women and first manifests in the late 20’s and 30’s.  It seems to affect patients who never experienced acne and had “good skin” when they were […]