Couperose usually evolves according to 3 steps:
This redness is the result of increased blood flow in the face. This increases the size of blood vessels. In about half the cases people have dry red eyes. This is usually not severe, but rarely it can cause sight impairment and swollen eyelids.
Over time, red marks gradually become worse and permanent. Blood vessels get bigger (telangiectasia). At first this may be hidden the redness, but it becomes noticeable as the redness fades.
Small red pimples that can be either solid (papules) or filled with pus (pustules) and that can appear on the face. Some patients have blood-shot eyes.
The inflammation of the skin gets worse.
If Couperose is not treated, the sebaceous glands of the nose can increase in volume, thus making fleshy protuberances that make the nose look wider. This state, which is called Rhinophyna, is much more common in men than in women.
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