Does Oxytetracycline help Ocular Rosacea?

Oral antibiotics, like Oxytetracycline are often used to bring Rosacea under immediate control.  As with most antibiotics and infections, improvements in symptoms are usually seen in the first few days but it may take longer or a different dose or type of antibiotic to see results. Oral antibiotics are sometimes prescribed to help with ocular Rosacea.

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What age group is affected by ocular rosacea?
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Most cases of ocular rosacea occur in mid-adulthood. You may have an onset of ocular rosacea in your...
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What is the best way to protect eyes with ocular rosacea from the sun?
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The best sun protection for eyes with ocular rosacea is wearing sunglasses that block both UVA and...
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How is ocular rosacea diagnosed?
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Your doctor will diagnose ocular rosacea simply by examining your eyes and face. Your diagnosis may ...
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How is ocular rosacea treated?
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Rosacea cannot be cured, but it can usually be treated and controlled. For skin symptoms, doctors us...
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