Rosacea is a common skin condition affecting hundreds of thousands of Canadians. Often, rosacea presents as persistent flushing or blushing in the cheeks. In progressed cases, rosacea can lead to a bulbous nose and prominent facial blood vessels. If you’re experiencing facial redness, you may be wondering, what is rosacea and do I have it?


Visible Effects

Rosacea symptoms commonly manifest as flushing or dilated vessels on the cheeks, nose and chin. Red papules or pustules may be present. In some cases, rosacea can be uncomfortable causing sensations of heat or tenderness.

Underlying Causes

Rosacea is most common among fair skinned individuals. While the cause of rosacea is unknown, common triggers include genetic, environmental, dietary, vascular and inflammatory factors.


However mild or progressed, Cutis offers effective strategies to manage and control rosacea and flushing. The most important step is to be properly diagnosed by a Dermatologist. As an aesthetic dermatologist and facial cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Edstrom and Dr. Lemckert can facilitate a professional medical diagnosis for the condition of your skin. Treatment solutions for rosacea may include IPL Photorejuvenation and ND Yag Laser to correct dilated vessels and facial flushing, rhinophyma surgery for a bulbous nose and radiofrequency ablation for dilated nasal and facial vessels, the recommendation of medical grade skincare appropriate to maintaining this sensitive skin condition. To learn about effective solutions to manage rosacea, we welcome you to schedule a professional consultation today.

DISCLAIMER: Individual outcomes, results and number of treatments recommended may vary based on individual patient needs, medical history, and circumstances. Cutis Cosmetic & Laser Centre cannot guarantee exact or permanent results or cures.