Rosacea is one of the most frequent skin diseases in adulthood – and one of the most unpleasant, since it generally occurs on the face and is immediately visible.
Women are affected more often than men, and light-skinned persons are affected more often than dark-skinned persons. Couperose is a concomitant or resultant condition. The cause of rosacea has not yet been fully scientifically researched. A genetic predisposition and UV irradiation are considered to be the main triggers, however.
Our specialist physicians in the Dermatology Center at Rosenpark Clinic will analyze your skin and show you ways to treat rosacea systematically.
The medical-dermatological combined therapy is usually performed over a period of three to four months as follows:
Rosenpark Clinic is a private clinic accredited according to section 30 of the Trade Regulation Code [Gewerbeordnung]. We can provide you with an invoice in accordance with the Statutory Scale of Fees for Physicians [GOÄ] which you can submit to your health insurance company. Prior to the treatment, please clarify whether your health insurance company will reimburse the costs in your case.
Treatment with the IPL flash lamp is mildly painful. Depending on the scope of the therapy, we can offer you local anesthesia using a cream. For more information about your options for a comfortable, pain-free treatment see the anesthesia section.
Essentially immediately. After the IPL flash lamp treatment, the skin may be reddened with a little swelling for several hours; after the laser treatment, it may be reddened for several days. The redness, which resembles a mild sunburn, can be concealed with cosmetics. During the period of the treatment you should avoid UV light and apply sun protection.
Dr. Cecilia Duma: "Only consistent treatment can effectively relieve acute rosacea. But: Discipline is clearly worthwhile."