Is ocular rosacea contagious?

Ocular rosacea is not contagious, so you do not need to worry if you have been near someone with the condition. The exact cause of ocular rosacea is unknown, but it can run in families. If you are concerned about developing ocular rosacea, talk with your doctor. Your doctor will help determine your risk and what you should do to control any outbreaks.

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