Sometimes it is hard to decide what the difference is between Acne and Rosacea. As a Certified Acne Specialist, I can help you decide and treat both. You can not treat them the same because they may look the same, but they are not the same. Take a look at how they are different.

Acne

  • Location : Face, jawline, neck, upper back, shoulders
  • Demographics: It can be found in people of all ages, even babies. I have treated people from 8 to 60.
  • Symptoms: Blackheads, whiteheads, papules, cysts, and nodules.
  • Quality of life : Low self-esteem, depression, hide from social events, dark spots, pigmentation and scarring.

Rosacea

  • Location : Face and eyes. Redness may extend to the forehead, neck, chest or upper back
  • Demographic : People are usually 30 or over; however, it can come earlier or older. People of all skin color can have it but it is usually people with fair skin that have it.
  • Symptoms : First symptoms will be facial redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels. Second stage will be acne-like breakouts, very sensitive skin, burning or stinging skin, more broken blood vessels and patches of dry skin. Third stage will be a thickening of the skin on the nose chin, forehead, cheeks and ears. More distended blood vessels with bumpy skin texture will appear. Fourth stage will be ocular rosacea where eyes become dry, red, watery with a sand like feeling in the eye; vision my blur and distended blood vessels can be seen on the eyelid. Cysts may even form inside the eyelid. Your eyes become very uncomfortable.
  • Quality of life : Fellings of frustration and embarrassment, worry, low-self esteem, work-related problems because of your eyes.

As a Certified Acne Specialist, I have suffered both of these conditions. My acne stopped when I saw 32. I then developed rosacea. I know how to treat your skin. I can clear you and keep you clear. Book consultation from my BookNow button on this page. Let me clear your skin.

 

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