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    Hi Snegovik, thanks for the reply! Since...

    Hi Snegovik, thanks for the reply!

    Since ending my Accutane course, my skin has been very clear. My worst pimples are just tiny little clogged pores here and there - I generally don't even notice...
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    Laser treatment and ocular Rosacea

    I have been suffering from pretty severe ocular Rosacea symptoms since the spring, despite attempted treatments. My most curious symptom is *very* dark undereye circles, which are caused by...
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    My ocular problems began in my last month of...

    My ocular problems began in my last month of Accutane. They're actually the reason I stopped taking the pills then, as I was supposed to go another month.
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    Thanks for the replies. I've been continuing with...

    Thanks for the replies. I've been continuing with oral antibiotics (50mg doxy per day) and warm compresses daily. It's been 7 months now since my eye problems started, and I have yet to see any...
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    Forgot to answer your last question - The...

    Forgot to answer your last question - The antibiotic he prescribed is called Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution 0.3%. The steroid is Lotemax .5%.
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    When I said the steroid was making my eyes worse,...

    When I said the steroid was making my eyes worse, I meant that it was making them very bloodshot, light-sensitive, and the area around my eyes became darker and more inflamed. My ocular Rosacea...
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    I saw a specialist last week who diagnosed me...

    I saw a specialist last week who diagnosed me with some blepharitis as well as ocular Rosacea. I was given two eye drops - a steriod and an antibiotic. However, the steroid has been making my eyes...
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    Hi Melissa, thanks again for all the info. It...

    Hi Melissa, thanks again for all the info. It does seem that my lacrimal sac is what's swollen. Today I experienced some draining/discharge, after which the swollen area completely flattened, but it...
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    Tear duct swelling

    When my ocular symptoms are very bad, I'll find that I often get a lot of pressure/swelling in my tear ducts. The pain can sometimes be intense and almost headache-inducing. Once I had this...
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    Thanks for asking. Here's something I posted in...

    Thanks for asking. Here's something I posted in another thread this morning:

    "Just an update, I've been using cold compresses for weeks, and though they help the discomfort, my undereyes are still...
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    Just an update, I've been using cold compresses...

    Just an update, I've been using cold compresses for weeks, and though they help the discomfort, my undereyes are still severely dark and tender, and I still can't wear contacts. My eyes aren't...
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    Is the Schirmer test mostly to determine dry eye?...

    Is the Schirmer test mostly to determine dry eye? I think my primary side effect is inflammation... My eyes aren't dry 24/7, but I think when they are, it's merely because of the constant...
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    Low-dose aspirin

    I was curious if anyone has found some relief in using low-dose aspirin daily. What dosages are usually used? What symptoms can this help? Thanks.
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    It's been a month on 100mg daily Doxycycline, and...

    It's been a month on 100mg daily Doxycycline, and I see no improvement in my eyes. :( I have another month's worth to take, but I wonder if it'll make any difference. If antibiotics don't work, what...
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    Thanks for the reply! Another question - I've...

    Thanks for the reply!

    Another question - I've heard that daily, low-dose aspirin use can be beneficial to Rosacea and/or migraines. Has anyone tried this?
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    Question about antibiotics

    I know that antibiotics are frequently used in treating ocular Rosacea, due to their anti-inflammatory properties. I was wondering why I don't hear of antibiotics reducing general facial redness or...
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    I had mild seb derm before I got on Accutane,...

    I had mild seb derm before I got on Accutane, which resolved. After a few months on Tane, it was pretty awful, but now that I'm off Tane it's only mild. Thanks for the replies guys. =)
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    Migraines and Rosacea

    I've read on various websites that migraines and Rosacea cases seem to be linked. I've had migraines ever since I was 14 (19 now), but prior to getting Rosacea, I had gone three years without a...
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    When I get swelling, it's only in my tear ducts....

    When I get swelling, it's only in my tear ducts. My undereye skin is usually always very thin and "flat," as it's always been.



    I haven't tried cool eye masks yet. Someone recommended that I...
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    Inflamed under eyes

    Has anyone with ocular Rosacea gotten inflamed under eye circles? I've had ocular rosacea for 4 months, and by now my under eyes are severely inflamed, like very bad bruises. I haven't let anyone see...
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    Does this sound like seb derm?

    My skin is very oily, but underneath that it can get dry and flakey (like dandruff). The skin also peels sometimes, which makes applying makeup difficult. However, I never get "scaling," which I hear...
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    I've been looking into IPL treatments ever since...

    I've been looking into IPL treatments ever since I got Rosacea (a year and a half ago), and while I am taking note of the bad cases, I've read an overwhelming number of stories about people who've...
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    Things have been steadily worsening, but on the...

    Things have been steadily worsening, but on the plus side, I'm starting laser treatments this month. I seem to have so much inflammation in my face - I can see redness throughout my whole face and...
  24. Thread: doxycycline

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    doxycycline

    I was recently given doxy for my ocular rosacea symptoms (dry, red eyes and inflammation around and under the eyes). I am taking 100 mgs once a day, and have been taking it for 5 days so far. How...
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    Also, what would be considered a good diet for...

    Also, what would be considered a good diet for those with seb derm?
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