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What antibiotics might my doctor prescribe for ocular rosacea?

Tetracycline is a common antibiotic used to treat ocular rosacea. Antibiotics for ocular rosacea are usually taken orally. If you also have skin rosacea on your face, your doctor may also recommend using a topical cream.

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