Saturday, July 29, 2006

Men and Rosacea

Men suffer from rosacea just as much as women, but many men ignore it, push it off to something else, like high blood pressure, too much sun, and best yet--just my NORMAL skin tone. Men are also less likely to seek help for a cosmetic problem-even when they know it is a problem. The problem with this approach is rosacea is progressive. In other words, it does not go away.

Since about 80% of the American public have never even heard of rosacea and have no idea what it is, rosacea becomes more that just a cosmetic problem. A simple job interview and to the interviewer, you look like a drunk. Your face is red, your eyes are bloodshot(ocular rosacea) and guess what? You are turned down for the position! Not because of your knowledge in your respective career, but forward thinking CEO's see you as a risk. "This guy drinks or just doesn't fit our corporate image." So they hire the guy with the pure white face and clear eyes and drinks like a fish, but no rosacea. Alcohol does NOT cause rosacea, but can trigger it. So can stress, sunshine, heat, many foods and you might just be at a permenant stage of redness with ocular rosacea.(I will talk about ocular rosacea in a later blog).

And what about you single guys? Do you think women like red, glowing or flushing faces. I think you already know the answer to that one.

So what can men do? First and most important get over your fear of doctors. We are here to help you. That's it! Second, we have NO torture machines in our offices. Those are just unfounded rumors. IPL or intense pulsed light works very well on most all men and can take the redness out of your face and in a lot of cases, clear up bloodshot eyes and ease flushing.

What does IPL feel like? Well, it does hurt a little. We do apply some numbing cream beforehand that takes the sting out, and cool gel during the treatment. In some cases, we can premedicate the patient until many of the rosacea targets are gone. For the most part, it feels like a snap of a rubber band(not a fully stretched out one) or a very brief hot poker feeling. Just kidding.

So guys, don't let your rosacea progress, get it treated and I think your entire life will improve. Visit my website if you like, http://www.tennesseelaserandskinrejuvenation.com.

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Blogger CMC said...

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

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OpenID hudson-phoenix9 said...

I have rosacea and it has seriously damaged my face. I was handsome, but my left cheak is taking on the texture of an orange. It's terribly furstrating. I saw a doc who perscribed finacea, but it was SO expensive and currently, lazer is out of the question. Any suggestions?

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

rosacea is a fungus, like atheletes foot or jock itch, you need a prescription for ketaconazole. this is the Gods honest truth

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is there any kind of men's aftershave or lotion that works after I shave in addition to the gel i have to apply to my cheeks?

10:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I suggest that you use a brand new disposable razor each shave and shave in the shower. That way you won't need any aftershave which all seems bad for rosacean skin.
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Anonymous Scott said...

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Blogger Rosacea said...

Thank you for such an informative and helpful website. I am slightly embarrassed at my rosacea and so try to be sort of anonymous and so have called myself Rosacea --someone else has also done this, so I am not the Rosacea who has already posted on your site and talks about high school and Zenmed.
I live in England and guess your clinic etc is in the USA. I read about IPL and did a google for IPL London and found the Pulse Light Clinic, and saw they did a free consulation, which I am booking. In case anyone else who is reading your blog is interested in IPL, but lives in London, I am putting the link below. I hope this will be helpful rosacea treatment, London

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi Ive had rosacea for about 3 years now and for me it just keeps getting worse Ive tried alot of creams and tablets i also tried zenmed system which in my opinion did absolutely nothing for me ive currently had 2 pulsed dye laser treatments with fairly good results and ive got 2 more to go and fingers crossed all should be clear

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Shaving creams should not just have a soothing and relaxing effect on one's skin but shaving creams should also nourish the skin like a water to a plant.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just because someone has a ruddy complection isn't going to stop me from dating them. If you want to sell something, such as a medical service...since you are a doctor...I suggest trying more to relate to your potential patients instead of showing your lack of understanding and personal opinion on how it makes them look to you.

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While rosacea might not be as well known as acne, the fact remains that it is a skin condition that many people suffer from. Rosacea can prove to be highly distracting from a person’s appearance due to the annoying redness that it presents on the face.

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