Advertisement

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.

Continue Learning about Ocular Rosacea

Are some skin types more susceptible to ocular rosacea than others?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Ocular rosacea is more common in people with fair skin than people with dark skin. Ocular rosacea ma...
More Answers
Does ocular rosacea fun in families?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
While the exact cause of ocular rosacea is not known, genetics are thought to play a role. That mean...
More Answers
What age group is affected by ocular rosacea?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Most cases of ocular rosacea occur in mid-adulthood. You may have an onset of ocular rosacea in your...
More Answers
What are the symptoms of ocular rosacea?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Symptoms of ocular rosacea often accompany symptoms of skin rosacea. If you have skin rosacea, the s...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.