Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin that usually affects the face. The main symptoms of Rosacea are facial flushing, pimples and irritated skin. Sun exposure, certain foods such as spicy foods and beverages such as caffeinated or alcoholic drinks may worsen the symptoms. Rosacea may affect both an individual’s appearance and self esteem. It is very important to seek a board certified dermatologist’s opinion and get informed of all treatment options.