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How does ocular rosacea affect the body?

Ocular rosacea affects the body by irritating the eyes. You may feel distracted by dry, itchy eyes. Sometimes, you may also have trouble seeing due to your eye irritation. Other symptoms may include sensitivity to light, redness to the eye, a feeling of a foreign object in the eye, and styes on the eyelid. Because ocular rosacea can accompany skin rosacea, other areas of your face may also be irritated. Your cheeks, forehead, or nose could appear flushed and bumpy.

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How do I manage my ocular rosacea on a daily basis?
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