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How can wearing sunscreen help to manage rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
For most people with rosacea, wearing sunscreen helps their skin. Sun exposure is the most common trigger for rosacea symptoms, according to a survey by the National Rosacea Society. Look for a broad-spectrum sunscreen (one that screens both ultraviolet A and B rays) with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher. If possible, try to find one formulated for sensitive skin, and apply it daily. 

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