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Is sun exposure bad for my rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Rosacea is photoaggravated, meaning it can be made worse and more noticeable with long term sun exposure. For some people, avoiding sun exposure has shown a decrease in the recurrence of facial blotching.

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

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