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Our clinic is currently open but we do have reduced hours. We are currently open on Monday and Tuesday from 7am to 5pm. Call 412-435-1170 to book an appointment today! We are also proud to announce that we are offering teledermatology at this time that is available even on the weekends to help assist you from the comfort of your own home! If you are experiencing a fever, shortness of breath or have come into contact with a COVID‑19 we request that you schedule a teledermatology visit or 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This Forefront Dermatology clinic, is led by board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Brad Amos, offering Rosacea treatment to the residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Call (412) 435-1170 or fill out the consult form to request your appointment today.

Have questions about Rosacea? Contact us for a consult.