Rosacea affects 16 million Americans of every age and ethnicity. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the skin that causes redness in the face. This redness can last several months. It is a chronic progressive condition, which means it gets worse over time. In this video, Dr. Bobby Buka explains some of the symptoms of rosacea and what patients with rosacea can expect on a day-to-day basis.
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