Fast Five Quiz: Can You Recognize and Properly Treat Rosacea?

William James, MD; Steven Brett Sloan, MD


July 24, 2019

The use of daily broad-spectrum sunscreen is recommended for all patients with rosacea. A sunscreen that protects against both UV-A and UV-B light should be selected. Physical blockers such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are usually well tolerated. Additionally, the sunscreen should contain protective silicones such as dimethicone or cyclomethicone. Green-tinted sunscreens can provide coverage of the erythema.

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