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Rosacea and the effects on the eye.

Rosacea is a chronic, sensitive skin condition often involving inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, and eyes. Rosacea sufferers may experience skin and lid sensitivities, keratitis, chronic infections, and recurrent hordeola. Other signs include excessive flushing, persistent redness, broken capillaries, facial papules, breakouts and rhinophyma typically exacerbated by the environment, medications, diet, stress, and inappropriate hygiene/skincare management.

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Milana Matz
Dr. Matz is co-director of contact lens services at North Suburban Vision Consultants. She graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, and formerly served her internship at NSVC under the direction of Dr. Eiden with emphasis in contact lens specialty care, treatment of anterior segment eye diseases and primary medical eye care. Dr. Matz is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association. She has special interest and experience in advanced and complex contact lens services, aesthetic eye and facial services and primary family eye care. Additionally, Dr. Matz has special interest in nutrition and its influence on the ocular system as well as general health and wellbeing. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association.

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