Sun exposure was the most common trigger, cited by 81 percent of rosacea patients surveyed by the National Rosacea Society.
Tame this trigger: Limit midday sun exposure. Wear a broad-brimmed hat. Apply a gentle sunscreen—such as one made for children—with UVA and UVB protection and an SPF of 30 or more.
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Last Annual Review Date: Nov. 29, 2012
Medical Reviewer: Brian McDonough, MD
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True or false? Topical medications should be used primarily during rosacea flare-ups.