What Can I Do for My Rosacea?
Discover the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD, answers this question about a condition that causes skin redness.
A: Yes, over-the-counter products can help. However, depending on the type of rosacea you have — and there are many — you may benefit from prescription medication or laser therapy. For example:
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Everyone with rosacea should also apply sunscreen every day, because UV light aggravates this skin condition.
—Dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD