As already mentioned above, symptoms may include or incorporate a number of combinations of the following which affects the facial skin or central face (nose, cheeks, central forehead and chin): flushing, persistent redness, visible and dilated blood vessels, spots and pimples. Other possible symptoms may include, skin dryness, skin thickening or swelling, raised red patches, itchy, stinging or irritated skin and eye symptoms.

Rosacea is often categorised into one of four subtypes. Some people may experience symptoms of more than one type. Your doctor will advise you on the type of rosacea you have.