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Does ocular rosacea affect women differently than men?

The effects of ocular rosacea are the same in women as they are in men. Both genders may experience itchy, red, dry eyes. Skin rosacea is more common in women than men, and ocular rosacea often accompanies skin rosacea. However, there are about the same number of cases of ocular rosacea in women as in men.

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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 relationship between styes and ocular rosacea?
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A stye is a small bump that forms near the eyes. Styes can be a warning sign of ocular rosacea, so n...
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Are there alternative treatments for ocular rosacea?
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You may ultimately need a prescription from your doctor to treat ocular rosacea, but there are steps...
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Is ocular rosacea serious?
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Ocular rosacea may be annoying, but the condition does not cause serious or life-threatening damage....
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