Ocular Rosacea Questions & Answers

Updated: Apr 01, 2019
  • Author: Bhairavi Kharod-Dholakia, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is ocular rosacea?

What is the pathophysiology of ocular rosacea?

What is the prevalence of ocular rosacea in the US?

What is the global prevalence of ocular rosacea?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with ocular rosacea?

What are the racial predilections of ocular rosacea?

What are the sexual predilections of ocular rosacea?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of ocular rosacea?

Presentation

What are the facial signs and symptoms of ocular rosacea?

What are the ocular signs and symptoms of rosacea?

Which facial findings are characteristic of ocular rosacea?

Which ocular findings are characteristic of rosacea?

What causes ocular rosacea?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Ocular Rosacea?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of ocular rosacea?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of ocular rosacea?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of ocular rosacea?

Treatment

What is the role of metronidazole in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of antiulcer therapy in ocular rosacea treatment?

Which nonpharmacologic therapies have been used in the treatment of ocular rosacea?

How is ocular rosacea treated?

What is the role of lid hygiene in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of artificial tears in ocular rosacea treatment?

When are antibiotics indicated in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of tetracyclines in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of topical steroids in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of retinoids in ocular rosacea treatment?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of ocular rosacea?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with ocular rosacea?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of ocular rosacea?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of ocular rosacea?

Medications

What is the goal of drug treatment for ocular rosacea?

Which medications in the drug class Ophthalmic Lubricants are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?

Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-like Agents are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics are used in the treatment of Ocular Rosacea?