Rosacea is a relatively common skin condition that individuals with fair skin often experience.
Characteristics of Rosacea
- Rosacea is a condition that appears on the skin of the face. In more severe cases, it can appear around the skin of the upper body as well.
- Rosacea typically begins as redness. As it progresses it may cause bumps and pimples.
- In most people, it begins after the age of 30.
- The condition is classified under a number of different subtypes that describes the severity. Subtype 1 is the least severe and Subtype 4 is characterized by a number of symptoms that go beyond the skin.