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How is ocular rosacea diagnosed?

Your doctor will diagnose ocular rosacea simply by examining your eyes and face. Your diagnosis may also be based on your risk factors, such as whether or not you have fair skin and are in mid-adulthood. Your doctor may ask about a family history of rosacea, or whether you have had problems with skin rosacea.

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