Redness is characterized is a condition caused by an increase of capillary reactivity among other causes. Regardless of these causes or the duration, redness is a condition that can affect various aspects of your life. National Rosacea Foundation research shows that:
- 71% of rosacea sufferers experience lower self-confidence and self-esteem than those without rosacea
- 41% report avoiding public contact or cancel social engagements due to rosacea-related symptoms
- 88% of those with the most severe symptoms said rosacea has adversely affected their professional interactions
More than 75% of all Americans have no knowledge of rosacea, including how to recognize it or what therapies are available. Even more shocking is the fact that more than 16 million Americans with symptoms have not been properly diagnosed, despite the grave affects rosacea has on its sufferers.