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What kind of doctor treats ocular rosacea?

If you have ocular rosacea, you may want to see a specialist. An ophthalmologist is a doctor who specializes in eye care. You should discuss any medications with your ophthalmologist, because some medications to relieve itchy, dry eyes can actually aggravate ocular rosacea. Your ophthalmologist will recommend products that are safe to use and may give you a prescription for an antibiotic.

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