Rosacea treatment can include trigger avoidance, oral antibiotics, and surgery if severe.  Each of these treatments can be ineffective or undesirable due to side effects.  A topical treatment may be a better method of treatment for some patients. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of clindamycin 1.2% and tretinoin 0.025% combination gel for the treatment of acne rosacea over 12 weeks.