Eczema is a non-infectious damage to the skin that
can be of allergic or non-allergic origin. It is very common and
causes irritation. Eczema occurs most often in areas that are less
protected by the skin barrier (areas with more vulnerable skin),
which is why many people suffer from eczema in the face and neck.
People with eczema know well that the development of eczema or
chronic eczema in the face can be very distressing, not only
physically but also psychologically. Eczema can affect people of any
age. It can be very uncomfortable and even painful, because blisters
form on the skin and the skin cracks, preventing people from doing
the things that make them happy.
to recognize eczema
is characterized by inflammation, dryness or redness on the surface
of the skin. The more you scratch the affected areas, the more likely
it is that viruses, bacteria and harmful substances can get into the
scratched skin from the outside environment; this will make the
eczema worse. It is a vicious circle of itching and scratching that
frustrates so many people with eczema – even though they know that
scratching eczema will make it worse, it is incredibly difficult to
resist, even for adults.
eczema on your face is affecting your life, your doctor may recommend
several treatments – from topically applied ointments, such as
those with corticosteroids, to oral medicines to suppress
inflammation or itching, or alternative treatments, such as
What affects eczema?
- Genetics – eczema in parents increases the risk
of its development in children
- Friction with synthetic fabrics and wool
- Allergens such as pollen, animal allergens, dust
- Aggressive washing and cleaning agents
- Central heating
- Type 1 diabetes may also increase the risk of
are the treatment options?
is a disease with a congenital predisposition, so it cannot be
completely cured by modern medicine. There is no “miracle cure”
for it. It is possible, however, to get eczema "under control"
through careful observance of all treatment and prevention measures.
include elimination of irritants and environmental allergens, local
(at the site of eczema), overall, physical, spa, climatic and
psychotherapeutic treatments and education of the patient and his or
her family members. Leave the choice of adequate treatment to our