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Is ocular rosacea serious?

Ocular rosacea may be annoying, but the condition does not cause serious or life-threatening damage. If you have ocular rosacea, your eyes will feel itchy and dry and appear red or swollen. In the most severe cases, your vision could be impaired by these symptoms. By talking with your doctor, you can determine what medications to use to control ocular rosacea so that it does not interfere with your daily life.

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