What is Acne?

AcneAcne vulgaris is a frequent skin disorder that is typically seen in teens of both sexes but also can affect adults of all ages. Acne is found in nearly 90% of individuals at some time during their lives.

It is characterised by lesions that are commonly called comedones or pimples; their distribution is bilateral and symmetrical affect face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders.

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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a very common  skin condition featuring flushing, permanent reddening, small pimples (with no blackheads) and visible blood vessels on the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. Other features may be rough, red skin plaques, swelling or thickening of the skin, especially the nose (a condition known as rhinopyma) It can also affect other areas such as  the scalp, ears, neck, chest, back and eyes. Symptoms may include burning or stinging, dry skin and watery or bloodshot eyes.

Rosacea is typically seen in fair-skinned women, but can also affect men who tend to develop more severe symptoms.

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