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How important is sunscreen for my skin if I have rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Because the sun can increase and/or worsen symptoms, it will be important for you to wear sunscreen if you suffer from rosacea. Doctors believe that long-term sun exposure is a major factor in the development and increase in the occurrence of rosacea.

Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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