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What tests are done to diagnose ocular rosacea?

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Your doctor will take a close look at your face and eyes. Ophthalmologists often use a kind of microscope that shows the tiny blood vessels along the eyelid and any glands that might be plugged.

From: What Is Ocular Rosacea? WebMD Medical Reference

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University of Texas Health Science Center: “Ocular Rosacea.”

National Rosacea Society: “Frequently Asked Questions,” “Ocular Rosacea Can Threaten Sight,” “Researchers Make Advances in Understanding of Ocular Rosacea,” “What Your Eyes Might Be Telling You.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on May 11, 2018

SOURCES:

University of Texas Health Science Center: “Ocular Rosacea.”

National Rosacea Society: “Frequently Asked Questions,” “Ocular Rosacea Can Threaten Sight,” “Researchers Make Advances in Understanding of Ocular Rosacea,” “What Your Eyes Might Be Telling You.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on May 11, 2018

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