Understanding and Treating Rosacea: A Comprehensive Guide by mySkin

Rosacea, also known as Rosazea, is a complex skin condition that progresses through various stages. From initial redness and enlarged blood vessels to thickening of the skin and involvement of the eyes, the symptoms can be diverse. At mySkin, we strategically employ specific laser therapies to maximize the effectiveness of the treatment.

Genetic Predisposition and Risk Factors:

Genetic predisposition

A familial predisposition may contribute to the development of Rosacea.

Fair skin type

Individuals with fair skin may be more susceptible to Rosacea.

Avoid triggers

Certain triggers like alcohol, sauna visits, and spicy food can exacerbate symptoms.

Treatment Approaches for Each Stage:

Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea (ETR

Lasers like VBEAM, Nordlys, NdYAG can effectively reduce blood vessels and redness.

Papulopustular Rosacea

Topical medications, antibiotics, or laser therapies may be considered as needed.

Phymatous Rosacea

Surgical interventions can contribute to correcting thickened skin areas.

Ocular Rosacea

Special measures such as eye drops and lid hygiene can provide relief.

Key Behaviors for Symptom Control and Skincare Tips:

Avoid triggers

Steer clear of known triggers like soaps, cosmetics, and temperature fluctuations.

Sun protection

Apply an appropriate sunscreen daily to minimize UV light-induced irritations.

Gentle skincare

Use mild skincare products to soothe the skin and minimize irritations.

Vitamin C as a serum

Daily application of a Vitamin C serum can support vascular strength.

Specific Laser Therapies:

Our specific laser therapies aim to target redness and enlarged blood vessels, contributing to improving inflammatory tendencies and flush symptoms.

FAQs on Rosacea:

Can Rosacea be completely cured?

Rosacea is a chronic condition that cannot be completely cured. However, symptoms can be successfully treated and controlled.

The number of required laser treatments varies depending on the stage and individual response. Typically, we recommend multiple sessions spaced 4-6 weeks apart for sustainable results.
Most patients experience minimal side effects such as temporary redness or slight swelling that quickly resolves. This is a normal part of the healing process.
Yes, using mild, hypoallergenic skincare products can help minimize skin irritations and improve the condition. Our experts are happy to provide recommendations during an individual consultation.
Laser therapy is generally well-tolerated. Thanks to the integrated DCD cooling system, most patients experience minimal discomfort during treatment.
Yes, laser treatments typically have no downtime. Most patients can return to their normal activities immediately after the session, though some facial swelling may be expected.
Yes, mySkin’s specialized laser therapies are suitable for all skin types and can be safely applied to various skin tones.

Our dermatologists Dr. Ahnhudt-Franke and Dr. Christ are available to answer any further questions and provide you with individualized guidance.