Treatments to reduce the appearance of rosacea



Rosacea & redness is a common inflammatory skin condition that cannot be cured but it can be managed. Typically this produces red cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead and can be accompanied by bumping which can look like acne. There is a general red pigment with visible blood vessels. Rosacea can also affect the eyes with redness or irritation.

This inflammatory response is connected to the innate immune system, which responds to environmental and physiological attacks with:

  • Dilation (opening) of blood vessels causing visible redness
  • Heat
  • Swelling
  • Pain

Common causes of rosacea flare-ups include:

  • Hot drinks
  • Spicy foods
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Emotions
  • Extreme temperatures and even sun or wind
  • Exercise
  • Certain skin or hair products


How to Get Rid of Rosacea?

There are many prescription topical medical options that you can get from your doctor and an oral antibiotic if needed. There are energy devices which can reduce the appearance of blood vessels, flushing, and red pigment.

Bumps and pimples can be controlled with oral antibiotics. Oral antibiotics are also useful for eye Rosacea. Topical metronidazole containing topical antibiotics such as metronidazole creams or gels may be useful as well. 


Treatments for Rosacea

At Anti-Aging Medical & Laser Clinic, we offer non-surgical treatments that can help you manage Rosacea. We can also combine treatments for longer lasting results.

Intense Pulsed Light

IPL Photofacial treats redness. Multiple treatments may be needed to achieve desired results and then a 6-month on-going maintenance treatment is recommended.

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Venus Viva™

Non-invasive radio frequency-based treatments like Venus Viva are very effective at improving the appearance of Rosacea.

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Skincare Products to Manage Rosacea

All of our skincare products are medical grade and dermatologist-recommended. We offer free shipping in Canada on orders over $150. 

SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Gel

An enriched hyaluronic acid and botanical extracts to calm irritated skin while improving visible redness.

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Vivier Redness Solution Complex

This skincare product is great for dry, flaky, and red skin to protect and nourish. Great for sensitive skin.

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ZO Rozatrol

A treatment serum for red, sensitized skin, and those with moderate to severe rosacea.

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