Tips for Decoding Rosacea Terms
Some articles about rosacea, particularly those reporting results of scientific studies, may contain unfamiliar medical terminology. Here is a list of some frequently used rosacea terms and their meanings.
- Blepharitis: Inflammation of the eyelids.
- Chalazion: A lesion on the eyelid due to plugging of the meibomian glands.
- Edema: Swelling from abnormally large amounts of fluids in the tissues.
- Erythema: Abnormal redness of the skin.