Ocular rosacea is inflammation that causes redness, burning and itching of the eyes. It often develops in people who have rosacea, a chronic skin condition that affects the face. Sometimes ocular, or eye, rosacea is the first sign that you may later develop the facial type. When ocular rosacea is present, treatment usually consists of lid hygiene measures that include daily cleansing: Moistened Q-tips can remove debris and oily secretions.Some eye doctors advise cleansing with dilute baby shampoo, while others believe plain water is best. Studies indicates that between 5 to 20 percent of people diagnosed with Ocularv Rosacea in Singapore.
Topical steroids can prove useful for short-term exacerbations of lid disease and management of inflammatory keratitis. However, steroids should be used cautiously and discontinued as soon as possible to prevent corneal melting. Topical steroids may lead to rosacea exacerbations and should be avoided if possible. Other treatments in the treatment of rosacea include intense pulsed light therapy, ablative lasers, and electrosurgical loop. Researches found that topical metronidazole and azelaic acid are effective for treatment of Ocular Rosacea. There is some evidence that oral metronidazole and tetracycline are effective. More well-designed, randomized controlled trials are required to provide better evidence of the efficacy and safety of other rosacea therapies. Researches are happening in National Rosacea Society to know the exact cause of Ocular Rosacea.