Rhinophyma refers to thickening of the skin of the nose. It has been wrongly associated with chronic alcoholism. Most patients will have Rosacea as well.
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Treatment with CO2 laser is preferred. It is quick (30-45mins) and carried out under local anaesthetic.
Madan V, Ferguson JE, August PJ. Carbon dioxide laser treatment of rhinophyma: a review of 124 patients. Br J Dermatol. 2009 Oct;161(4):814-8
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