Rosacea Treatment

Oct 25, 2016 - By Dr. Martin Kassir

Treatment for rosacea in Dallas concentrates on reducing the symptoms and controlling the triggers that can exacerbate the condition. Rosacea can range from mild to severe. Rosacea is a common skin condition that appears as red flushing of the face, tiny blood vessels; or can be as severe as having pustules or papules that resemble acne along with the redness and/or inflammation. If left untreated, rosacea can become worse.  IPL (Intense Pulse Light) treatments can effectively treat rosacea. It helps reduce the redness, papules, and the appearance of tiny blood vessels. Added benefits of IPL, also known as photo-facial, is fading of brown “age spots”, minimized pores, and improvement of overall skin tone and texture. Triggers that can cause flare-ups or even make rosacea worse are: alcohol, heat, sun exposure, spicy foods, cold temperatures, and stress. Avoiding or decreasing these triggers along with light therapy treatments and consistent use of sunscreen can significantly treat and reduce rosacea. 


Aug 05, 2016 - By Dr. Martin Kassir

IPL (photo-facial) is an effective treatment for Rosacea in Dallas. It can help reduce and control the facial flushing/redness, pustules (bumps) resembling acne, and broken blood vessels.  Along with these treatments, it is important to reduce or avoid the triggers that can cause flare-ups or make the condition worse: alcohol, hot/spicy foods, heat, sun exposure, and emotional stress. If left untreated, rosacea tends to worsen over time.