Ocular rosacea is related to a common inflammatory condition affecting skin of the face and chest, as well as the eyes. While the exact cause of rosacea is unknown, the condition may be associated with inherited tendencies and environmental factors such as excessive sun exposure. Recent Epidemologic studies has shown 66 cases of Ocular rosacea were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).a total of 12 (18%) cases were excluded from analysis. The extrapolated statistics of prevalence of Ocular Rosacea in United states are 5110 of total population.
Most of the Doctors will prescribe long-acting tetracyclines such as doxycycline, which can be taken once or twice a day. Furthermore, doxycycline, unlike traditional tetracycline, can be taken with food and milk products without preventing absorption in the body.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. Researches are happening in National Rosacea Society, American Academy of Dermatology. Researches focusing on Significance of Demodex in Rosacea Care, Genetic Variants May Link to Rosacea, Study Differentiates Rosacea from Sun Damage.