According to the National Rosacea Society, an estimated 16 million Americans reportedly suffered from rosacea as of the year 2010, which was six years ago. There is no doubt the numbers are higher today.
Acne rosacea is a common skin problem, but not a lot of people understand what it is. It is a relapsing condition and all too often, the symptom flare-ups can be the source of embarrassment for the sufferer, especially if it occurs suddenly in the middle of a meeting or gathering.
Two Problems Rolled into One: All About Acne Rosacea
Rosacea is a skin disorder that usually appears in the different areas of the face, such as your cheeks, nose, mouth area and forehead. It can also sometimes affect other nearby skin areas, such as the ears, neck and chest. In rare cases, it may spread to the skin on your arms and back.