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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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Who is most at risk for ocular rosacea?
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Can children develop ocular rosacea?
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What antibiotics might my doctor prescribe for ocular rosacea?
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What increases my risk for ocular rosacea?
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