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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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Should I talk to my doctor about my ocular rosacea symptoms?
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