Hi everyone my name is Anna

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Hi everyone my name is AnnI’m new to this board I’m really upset I’ve been diagnosed with ocular rosacea and blepharitis it’s horrible it’s been eight weeks I’m miserable I’m going to a new eye doctor on Thursday everything I seem to do is not helping much

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    Hi Ann,  sorry to hear about your diagnosis.  I was diagnosed with rosacea 1.5 years ago and also have ocular rosacea.  I have been prescribed Vidisic eye gel, but the one without preservatives, they come in small single dose phials and are much better than the gels/ointments with preservatives.  Hope this will help you,  Stefania
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      Hi Ann, my cheeks are no longer flame-red but I am careful.  The slightest change in cream and cleanser , especially anything scented - even natural ones - seems to reactivate it, when I then have to apply Skinoren again. I've long had a problem with dry gritty eyes as I also had Graves disease affecting the eyes.  So I am more or less permanently on eye drops to keep them moist.  

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      Good morning yes this is a very hard time for me I really wish I could just talk to you I’ve never been through anything like this
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    Thanks!   The eyes are so vital to daily life!!
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    Apart from what you put on your Rosacea, we need to think about what we put in it. I think a clean diet and avoiding anything toxic really helps and I'm also looking at Serrapeptase, sounds very interesting for many ailments.

    As far as cream goes, I used; Zhonzhou Zinc Oxide and Sulphur Sublimate Ointment and a soap that I think was called Manting Bacteria Removing Soap. You only need a very thin layer of the cream, twice a day, just on the affected area. It has a very drying effect on the skin and it might make it worse before it gets better, but I would honestly recommend it, it was the only thing that worked for me and it still hasn't come back.

    Let me know if you have any questions.

    Good luck x

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    hi Anna - Wow! This is so wild, i was diagnosed with ocular rosasea years ago, it went away with Rx's then during menopause i developed Rosacea which gets compounded thru hot flashes/flushes & emotional stress (was taking care of my ailing parents at the time). So 3 months ago i wake up with a bad case of rosacea, eyes bloodshot, crusty eyelids, severely irritated eyes, watering constantly, light sensitive etc. i went to the dermatologist thinking it was Ocular Rosacea, get put on 200 ml of Doxycycline & told to double up on my Allegra allergy meds. No change. So, i went to Opthamologist who tells me i have Bleupharitis, he puts me on a antibiotic eye drop, tells me to put hot compresses with baby shampoo & to put pressure on eye glands. No change. i have been dealing with this for 3 months & i feel like my vision is a little compromised. i read that bleupharitis & rosacea can be chronic - My acupunturist told me in Chinese medicine, things going on with the eyes generally mean something is going on with liver & or small intestine...so now my health anxiety is thru the roof - but if you google SIBO (small intestine overgrowth) one of the side effects is rosacea - nobody seems to know much about rosacea - but if you find a solution to this eye issue, please let me know -

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