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Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Rosacea is a skin condition with an appearance comparable to acne – though the two should not be confused. Rosacea can be identified by persistent spots, redness, and more visible blood vessels with a thickening of the skin.

What is Rosacea?


Rosacea Causes & Risk Factors

Rosacea Symptoms

Symptoms of Rosacea

The severity of Rosacea will often determine the symptoms that are experienced. There are four main symptoms which are caused by rosacea, all of which can have an impact on self-confidence.


Skin appears flushed with particular focus around the nose and cheek areas.

Papules, Spots, Pustules

Rosacea can cause the formation of red spots which may be filled with pus.

Thread Veins

Veins in the affected area may become more visible and don’t disappear.

Skin Thickening

The formation of bumpy tissue, occurs in the most severe cases and extremely rare for female sufferers.

Rosacea Treatment At Élan


Treatment Options

During your free consultation, our skincare expert will advise you on the best treatment options for your Rosacea. We offer a range of treatment options that can all help to ease the symptoms of your Rosacea and leave your skin feeling and looking healthier.

Skin Peels

Revitalise your skin by harnessing the power of natural and active ingredients within our cosmetic-grade skin peel treatments. These peels deeply exfoliate and stimulate new cell growth and collagen creation.

At Élan, we have chosen DermaQuest as our preferred clinical skincare provider. Their products deliver guaranteed results, and improve skin health, tone and texture. To Treat acne effectively we will implement the Élan Re-energise Peel (Glycolic Peel), Elan fitness Facial (primary pumpkin), and the Elan Advanced Vit A Infusion (power pumpkin) peels.

RF Micro-Needling

RF Microneedling is one of the fastest-growing treatments in the UK and at Élan Laser Clinics we wanted to choose the best device for our clients.

Sylfirm X represents the latest technology in RF Microneedling and is the only FDA-approved RF Microneedling device with dual wave technology which means it has multiple skin-enhancing benefits that far exceed the capacity of other RF Microneedling treatments. The Sylfirm X reacts to ONLY abnormal blood vessels and tissue to selectively treat conditions including Rosacea.