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Are there alternative treatments for ocular rosacea?

You may ultimately need a prescription from your doctor to treat ocular rosacea, but there are steps you can take at home to lessen your symptoms. Talk with your doctor about what medications are safe for treating the redness and itchiness of your eyes. You may be able to use artificial tears to moisten your eyes. Cleansing your eyes with water will also help control symptoms.

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