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Can children develop ocular rosacea?

Ocular rosacea most commonly occurs in adults between the ages of 30 and 60. However, sometimes people outside of this age group can develop ocular rosacea, including children. If your children develop styes near their eyes, they may be at risk for ocular rosacea. Speak with their pediatrician, and be watchful for other symptoms of ocular rosacea, such as red, dry, and itchy eyes.

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