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Eye Symptoms of Rosacea Often Left Undiagnosed, Survey Shows

A new survey by the National Rosacea Society suggests that common symptoms known as ocular rosacea, which can cause irritation or redness in the eyes of rosacea patients, may be significantly underdiagnosed.

Survey Shows How to Beat Kitchen Heat

With the holiday season coming up, many rosacea sufferers should take special precautions to prevent flare-ups when preparing festive meals, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Stress Control Cuts Rosacea Symptoms, According to New Patient Survey

While emotional stress is one of the leading causes of rosacea flare-ups, stress management can be highly effective in reducing its impact, according to a new survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society.

In a survey of more than 700 rosacea patients, 91 percent reported that emotional stress caused or sometimes caused their rosacea to flare up. Stress reportedly led to frequent flare-ups for 45 percent of the survey respondents and occasional flare-ups for 42 percent. Only 10 percent indicated that stress rarely affected their rosacea.

Rosacea Sufferers Can Enjoy Summer Without Rise in Flare-ups

For many, summer is the most awaited time of the year with its promise of sunny weather and outdoor activities. Yet for 14 million Americans with rosacea, it may be a season of despair unless special precautions are taken to prevent rosacea flare-ups.

Survey Finds Facial Discomfort May Accompany Rosacea Symptoms

Beyond the effects of rosacea on facial appearance, the disorder is also frequently associated with facial discomfort, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Patients Over 50 Hardest Hit with Rosacea Symptoms

While rosacea has sometimes been described as affecting adults between the ages of 30 and 50, in actuality it may be just as common and even more severe after age 50.


Survey Shows Rosacea Disrupts Work for Patients with Severe Symptoms

Severe rosacea symptoms often have a substantial impact on people's work lives, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

In the survey of more than 700 rosacea patients, 66 percent of those with severe symptoms said rosacea had affected their professional interactions, and 33 percent had cancelled or postponed business meetings because of their appearance. Twenty-eight percent said they had missed work because of their condition, and 28 percent also said it may even have influenced their being chosen for a new job or promotion.

More Women Face Embarrassment from Conspicuous Effects of Rosacea

While in today's world women are increasingly recognized as equals to men, when it comes to rosacea many differences between the sexes appear to exist.

Survey Shows Effective Skin Care Helps Combat Unsightly Rosacea

Changing one's skin-care routine can go a long way toward relieving the unsightly symptoms of rosacea, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

In a recent survey of 1,273 rosacea patients, more than 91 percent said they had modified their skin-care procedures to help control the disorder. Of those who had modified their routines, more than 91 percent reported it had helped improve their condition.

Survey Finds Weather Protection Helps Reduce Rosacea Flare-ups

Weather conditions are a substantial factor in aggravating symptoms in most rosacea sufferers, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society. Fortunately, protective measures are nearly always effective in reducing these effects.

In the recent survey of 683 rosacea sufferers on weather-related tripwires, 88 percent of rosacea sufferers in areas with severe weather said outdoor activities during cold periods worsened their rosacea, and nearly half of the respondents even in areas with mild weather said outdoor activity during the cooler months had caused flare-ups.


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The National Rosacea Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with rosacea by raising awareness, providing public health information and supporting medical research on this widespread but little-known disorder. The information the Society provides should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace

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