Rosacea is a chronic (long-term) skin condition which appears as redness of the skin and tends to be more common in women with light skin. Symptoms include frequent flushing of the face including the forehead, nose, cheeks and chin. The flushing is often accompanied by a burning sensation. Blood vessels under the skin may also show through the skin as thin red lines. The goal of rosacea treatment is for it to be controlled, topical creams and laser treatments are the most effective methods of treatment.