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Does ocular rosacea fun in families?

While the exact cause of ocular rosacea is not known, genetics are thought to play a role. That means if someone in your family has ocular rosacea, you may be at risk. A family history of any type of rosacea - not just ocular rosacea - may also increase your risk for the condition.

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