myrosacea Patient Support Programme

It is estimated that around 6 million people in the UK are currently living with Rosacea. It is a common but poorly understood condition where those affected experience red rash-like symptoms on their face. Symptoms can include a burning or stinging sensation on the skin, the formation of red bumps on the skin, spots, skin dryness, plaques (raised red patches of skin), and swelling or thickening of the skin. Further to the physical symptoms, many of those who suffer with rosacea also struggle with the psychological impact of the condition. If you’re looking for additional support to help manage and control rosacea, then sign-up for talkhealth’s myrosacea Patient Support Programme today:

myrosacea will help provide additional support and information those who are living with rosacea, whether you have been newly diagnosed or you have been living with the condition for some time, and the carers of someone who has rosacea. The programme is written by medical experts and dedicated charities around rosacea, including hints, tips and stories from other people living with rosacea.

With a weekly email, containing a link through to a wealth of information on rosacea, myrosacea provides 12 weeks of dedicated support, and includes coverage of topics such as:

  • Symptoms of eczema
  • Practical information surround rosacea triggers
  • Shaving with rosacea
  • Travelling with rosacea
  • Skin camouflage
  • Emotional and psychological impacts
  • And much more

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a common, acne-like benign inflammatory skin disease of adults. The main symptoms and signs of rosacea include red or pink facial skin, small dilated blood vessels, small red bumps sometimes containing pus, cysts, and pink or irritated eyes.

Symptoms and the severity of those symptoms can vary from person to person, from a mild inconvenience to a life altering condition. Foods, environmental conditions and numerous other uncontrollable factors can cause to symptoms to worsen, or ‘flare’, leading to feelings of frustration and emotional distress.

* All content provided in the myrosacea Patient Support Programme (PSP) has been written by both medical professionals and talkhealth and certified by the Information Standard, based on available medical evidence (sources of evidence available on request) and is for information purposes only. It does not constitute a replacement for professional medical advice. If you are concerned about any aspects of your health or wish to discuss something you have read within the PSP, you should make an appointment to see your doctor. You should always seek medical advice before changing your treatment routine. talkhealth does not endorse any specific products, brands, or treatments.

myrosacea Patient Support Programme is supported in part by an educational grant from Galderma (UK) Ltd. The content is independent of and not influenced by Galderma (UK) Ltd and editorial control remains with talkhealth. No personal details will be shared with the supporting company.