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During the COVID-19 pandemic, our office is OPEN and seeing patients. We are also offering teledermatology for many skin concerns. In complying with WI Emergency Order #12, if in the past two weeks you have traveled outside your local community in WI, or have a fever/cough or known/suspected COVID-19 exposure, you will need to reschedule your appointment.

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a long-term facial skin condition characterized by the outbreak of small, red, pus-filled bumps. There is no cure for rosacea; however, some treatments can reduce its symptoms.

The cause of rosacea has not yet been determined; however, studies point to a connection with the immune system, a protein, or even a skin mite.

What does Rosacea look like ?

  • Facial redness
  • Acne-like bumps
  • Enlarged nose
  • Facial spider veins
  • Swollen or thickened skin

What causes Rosacea ?

Approximately 14 million Americans have rosacea to some degree. Anyone can get rosacea; however, middle-aged women with fair skin are more likely to contract it.

Other common factors are:

  • People between 30 and 50
  • Fair-skinned people
  • People with a family history
  • Current or former acne sufferers

What can treat Rosacea ?

Since there is no cure, dermatologists work to reduce the physical symptoms by recommending topical medications, oral antibiotics and light therapy. The thickened skin that accompanies rosacea may be reduced through cosmetic procedures such as dermabrasion.


Get Rosacea treatment at Appleton, Wisconsin

This Forefront Dermatology clinic, is led by board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Peter Katz, Dr. Michelle Lewis, Dr. Brent Weed, Dr. David Bertler, Dr. Nicole Cote and Dr. Lisa Campbell, offering Rosacea treatment to the residents of Appleton, Wisconsin.

Call (920) 968-1790 or fill out the consult form to request your appointment today.

Have questions about Rosacea? Contact us for a consult.