To diagnose rosacea, physicians have to examine, classify and grade the severity of rosacea according to 4 main types

Some people have 2 or more types of rosacea at the same time. (See below under Combinations).

Flushing and facial redness

(Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea) Looks Like: frequent flushing and persistent redness in the central parts of the face. With time, tiny

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Facial redness and pimples

(Papulopustular rosacea) Looks like: areas of persistent redness in the central parts of the face and red bumps and

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Combinations

Often, people have two or more types of rosacea at the same time. Here are some images of patients

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Skin thickening

(Phymatous rosacea) – Rare. Looks like: thickened, bumpy, red skin resulting in enlargement of the affected area with a

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Irritated eyes

(Ocular rosacea) Looks like: Bloodshot, irritated, watery eyes with a gritty sensation. The eyelids may be red. Styes (seen

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