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Should I talk to my doctor about my ocular rosacea symptoms?

If you have symptoms of ocular rosacea, you should talk to your doctor. You may need medication prescribed by your doctor to treat the condition. Some over-the-counter remedies for dry eyes may actually irritate your rosacea, so you should talk with your doctor about what products are safe to use to alleviate symptoms.

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