noun. a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance.
- acne rosacea
Example sentences of the word rosacea
1. Noun, singular or mass
Women tend to suffer from rosacea more often than men do, and people with fair complexions suffer from it more often than those with dark complexions, according to RosaceaNet 2.
2. Noun, plural
Those with rosacea should always wear a sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15 or higher, because the sun can aggravate rosacea symptoms.
Glycolic acid can exacerbate rosacea 1.
4. Verb, base form
This makes photofacial a recommended treatment for skin discoloration issues such as hyperpigmentation, melasma or acne scarring as well as facial redness due to rosacea or broken capillaries.