Archive for August, 2005

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Dr. Linda Sy has been a long time friend of the Rosacea Support Group. A respected dermatologist, she answered questions for rosacea sufferers for several years. Also, through her own company Linda Sy Skincare, developed 2 products specifically for rosacea sufferers – a mild cleanser and a well tolerated zinc oxide dimethicone sunscreen. Lets look […]

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aczone (dapsone) Gel, 5% for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older. Aczone is an aqueous topical gel containing 5% dapsone. Aczone has been shown to achieve statistically significant percent reduction in the number of acne lesions and better success rate […]

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From Skin and Allergy News, July 2005. The number of patients being diagnosed with rosacea has grown exponentially in the last few years, but the veracity of all those diagnoses may be questionable, speakers said at an annual Hawaii dermatology seminar sponsored by the Skin Disease Education Foundation. “Rosacea diagnoses rose 55% between 1996 and […]

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From Skin and Allergy News, July 2005. Think Outside the Box for Rosacea Tx Options. Dr. Amy B. Lewis, M.D., who is on the dermatology faculty at the State University of New York, Brooklyn is recommending Rosaliac as a rosacea treatment. Rosaliac contains vitamin CG (ascorbyl glucoside, a slow-release form of vitamin C); xanthine, a […]

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retinaldehyde may reduce VEGF

Written by on August 18, 2005 in research, VEGF with 1 Comment

From Skin and Allergy News, July 2005, Think Outside the Box for Rosacea Tx Options. Cherie Detrie, M.D., director of cosmetic dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania in Radnor, said “the retinaldehyde offers rosacea patients who may have sensitive skin the benefits of retinoids with fewer side effects.” She described the formulation as a “way […]

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