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How do medications treat ocular rosacea?

You will need to get a prescription for medication from your doctor to treat ocular rosacea. Usually, your doctor will prescribe an oral antibiotic. To treat skin rosacea, your doctor may also prescribe a topical cream. Some over-the-counter medications for dry eyes actually irritate ocular rosacea, so discuss with your doctor which medications are safe.

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