Skin cancer is defined as the appearance of irregular patches of skin that may have a slightly raised surface, although may also appear as flat surface with a darker brown, purplish or greenish discoloration. These patches may resemble an oddly shaped freckle. Rosacea is described as a general redness or flushed appearance primarily located in the central portion of the face which may be accompanied by acne pimples, dry flakey patches of skin, and raised red bumps.

Both conditions create a change in the appearance of the skin and some might think this is where the similarities end – not so. Both are chronic conditions, skin cancer can be life-threatening but rosacea is not.

The primary goal of treatment of both conditions is based on addressing the symptoms visible on the surface of the skin. But does this platform of treatment go far enough? Skin cancer and […]