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3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

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11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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Stay Away From These Rosacea Triggers

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Rosacea can be a very disruptive skin condition without a known cure or definite cause. It is marked by redness, chronic and recurring flushing and a thickened and bumpy skin texture on the face. Rosacea can affect all skin types and skin colors.

While there are effective treatments to alleviate your rosacea symptoms, a dermatologist will advise patients to avoid certain environmental factors that may trigger a rosacea flare up. Remember that every patient’s skin is different so it is important that you identify your personal rosacea trigger. Here are some common environmental triggers that may send you into an uncomfortable flush:

  • Food: Chocolate, spicy foods, soy sauce, citrus fruits and caffeine are known for aggravating rosacea.
  • Drinks: Stay away from alcoholic beverages like beer, red wine, bourbon, gin and vodka if you want to reduce your chances for a flare-up.
  • Emotional Influences: Some patients find that stress and anxiety worsen their symptoms.
  • Skin Care Products: Ask a dermatologist if your make-up, moisturizers and even hair products are safe for rosacea sufferers.
  • Weather: Harsh weather such as intense sun exposure, strong winds, cold or high humidity can unveil your rosacea symptoms.
  • Temperature: Avoid saunas and hot baths if you have rosacea.
  • Medications: Certain medications are known as triggers, including vasodilators and topical steroids.
  • Physical Exertion: You may notice that your rosacea is worse after a strenuous workout or excessive lifting.
  • Medical Conditions: If you are going through menopause, have a chronic cough, or recently stopped consuming caffeine, you may find that your rosacea is raging.

Some patients with mild rosacea may find that avoiding certain triggers is all they need to do to keep their symptoms at bay. However, many patients seek the help of a dermatologist to manage their skin condition. At Olansky Dermatology Associates, we offer the most advanced rosacea treatments available to minimize the impact that rosacea has on your quality of life.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates
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3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 355-5484
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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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Olansky Dermatology Associates

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Based on 229 reviews

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

Tamima D.

My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
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Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!

Lindsay S.

I have been going to Olansky Dematology for many years now, whether for a specific problem, or just for a really great deep facial, and I wouldn’t consider going anywhere else. Every single staff member is knowledgeable and professional. The customer service I receive every visit leaves a positive and lasting impression. I always feel comfortable and at ease while I am there. Great staff!

Janet R.

I seem to live at this place! Whether it’s for an appointment with a doctor or for an aesthetic treatment, I am there frequently. I cannot say enough good things. Efficient, friendly, the best doctors, and a new aesthetic center with the latest in procedures and products to keep us looking almost as young as we feel. It’s always fun to see Emily and she knows just what to recommend.