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Can ocular rosacea be prevented?

Since the cause of ocular rosacea is unknown, there is no absolute way to prevent an outbreak. However, you can take steps to control your rosacea symptoms. If you have realized what triggers your rosacea, such as spicy food, alcohol, or extreme temperature, you can avoid these things. Also be sure to follow your doctor's treatment plan. These things will help you be able to prevent ocular rosacea to the extent possible.

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