Prescription rosacea treatment

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You don’t have to face rosacea alone

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects more than 3 million Canadians. Rosacea can cause persistent redness and flushing of the face, especially the cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead. Over time, it can lead to visible blood vessels, bumps and pimples, and swollen, thickened skin.

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How all of this works.

No more clinic waitrooms. Or pharmacy pickups. Or awkward conversations.

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  1. Complete your online visit

    We’ll ask you some questions about your medical history, and your symptoms.

  2. Get Your Prescription

    We carry most generic and brand name medication. If you’re not sure, our medical team can recommend one for you.

  3. Free + Fast Delivery

    If applicable, we’ll ship your medication to your door, in a discreet package, for free.

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We're supported by some of Canada's leading licensed healthcare practitioners.

Dr. Kelly Anderson
Dr. Kelly Anderson
Family Physician, MD, CCFP(EM)
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Dr. Meghan Daly
Dr. Meghan Daly
Family Physician, MD, CCFP(EM)
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Dr. Nicole LaBrie
Dr. Nicole LaBrie
Family Physician, MD, CCFP
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Dr. Sarah Lasuta
Dr. Sarah Lasuta
Family Physician, MD, CCFP
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Dr. Sarah Peltz
Dr. Sarah Peltz
Urologist, MD, FRCSC
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Dr. Matthew Solomon
Dr. Matthew Solomon
Family Physician, MD, CCFP(EM)
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Dr. Melissa Torriero
Dr. Melissa Torriero
Family Physician, MD, CCFP
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Kari Van Camp
Kari Van Camp
Nurse Practitioner
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Dr. Michelle Van Raay
Dr. Michelle Van Raay
Family Physician, MD, CCFP, LMCC
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Dr. Tanja Vlahovich
Dr. Tanja Vlahovich
Family Physician, MD, CCFP (EM)
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Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe
Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe
Family Physician, MD, CCFP
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Here's what our patients are saying.

Great experience. Easy to navigate, easy to get my script filled. Staff are helpful, friendly and respond quickly. Would definitely recommend.


Very trustworthy and credible. They give the information you need and has great support from their doctors.


Oh my gosh. So amazing! Delivers right to your door, fast responses and they take my health care! I'm so impressed, this is definitely the future of prescriptions


Super convenient, and amazing customer service! The team always responds +++ fast and answers every question and concern. Very pleased with Felix!


Discreet, quick, very professional, and feels totally safe. This is such a convenient service and I'm a huge fan already.


Super helpful if you have questions. They get back to you instantly and care about your experience. I have had an awesome experience with them and will continue using Felix!


Sign up was a breeze, and items shipped faster than expected. A positive, painless experience from start to finish!


Very quick and easy to do. Can ask the doctor any questions about the medication. Only drawback is the initial fee, which is a bit pricey.


I really like how easy it is. I think you guys are doing something great. It's just a little pricey for me. But only because I used to be a student and had great prescription insurance!


Super simple to use! Got my meds in a timely manner. Excellent stuff.


The whole process of signing up with Felix, the online visit, and getting my prescription in the mail was very easy and very convenient.


Transparent pricing.

At Felix, it’s our goal to make pricing as transparent and easy as the care we provide. Here’s how it works.

Online visit fee

  • Reviewed by a Canadian healthcare practitioner
  • Includes up to 1 year of refills

Medication cost

Depends on the drug + Free Shipping
  • Choose a refill schedule that works for you
  • Direct billing with your insurance provider
  • Pharmacist on call for any questions

Got questions?
We have answers.

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes persistent redness and flushing of the face, especially the cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead. Over time, it can lead to visible blood vessels, bumps and pimples, and swollen, thickened skin. Rosacea affects more than 3 million Canadians.

How is rosacea different from acne?

Rosacea causes “breakouts” that can easily be mistaken for acne. Here are a few ways to tell rosacea and acne apart:

  • Rosacea bumps can look like pimples, but don’t have whiteheads or blackheads.
  • Rosacea often irritates the eyes, causing bloodshot eyes and swollen eyelids.
  • Redness from acne tends to surround breakouts, while rosacea causes larger areas of flushing.
  • Rosacea makes the skin extra sensitive to skincare products, fragrances, cold weather, sweating, spicy food, and alcohol. 
What causes rosacea?

Unfortunately, doctors haven’t nailed down the causes of rosacea. The leading theories are that this common skin condition is caused by an overactive immune system (meaning your body creates skin inflammation), genetics (meaning your genes make you more likely to experience rosacea), or the presence of certain bacteria on your skin that cause rosacea symptoms.

What triggers rosacea?
  • A trigger is anything that causes the flushing, blushing and skin changes of rosacea. Often a change in body temperature — usually getting hotter — is involved.  Rosacea may be triggered by a variety of environmental and lifestyle factors as well.
  • Environmental Triggers:
  • Sun — Sun protection, especially for the face, is a must for rosacea sufferers.
  • Cold weather — Canada’s winters are not kind to those with rosacea. Dry, cold air is harsh on the skin and triggers flare-ups and flushing.
  • Hot, indoor spaces — Warm, crowded places can easily trigger a rosacea outbreak.
  • Lifestyle Triggers:
  • Alcohol — Avoid or minimize alcohol as this is a common trigger. Red wine is a frequently reported culprit.
  • Spicy food — Curries and foods, dressings, or sauces made with chillies and hot or peppery spices or flavourings can trigger outbreaks.
  • Emotions — Stress is a major cause of rosacea flare-ups.
  • Skincare — Products that irritate the skin (sting or burn) including those containing alcohol and witch hazel.
  • Exercise — Heavy exercise can easily trigger rosacea symptoms.
  • Hot baths or saunas — Hot baths, showers, saunas, or hot tubs can bring on flushing.
  • Hot drinks — Very hot drinks are a sure way to feel hot and set off flushing.
Can I be accurately assessed remotely?

Absolutely, rosacea treatment isn’t one-size-fits-all and Felix healthcare practitioners will work to find what’s right for your skin. The Felix rosacea assessment may require you to securely upload photos of your skin for the doctor or nurse practitioner to review. These photos, along with the other medical information you provide, will usually be sufficient for the healthcare practitioner to craft an appropriate treatment plan. They may also follow up with some questions via secure chat (we’ll ping you via email if there are any messages in your inbox).

How is rosacea treated?

While there is no cure, rosacea can be controlled and the effects minimized. Treatment usually focuses both on controlling surface bacteria and decreasing skin inflammation symptoms with some combination of topical or oral treatments.

Am I covered by my insurance?

Coverage varies greatly between different plans, provinces and has specific criteria that determine eligibility. We recommend that you upload your private and/or provincial benefit card during the online visit so that our pharmacy partner can apply any coverage you are eligible for before shipping your meds.

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