Archive for August, 2005

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

The Rosacea Research Foundation has announced that Dr. Linda Sy and Dr. Nicholas Soldo have agreed to join the Foundation’s Medical Advisory Committee. Many will know Dr. Linda Sy MD as a dermatologist from her involvement with The Rosacea Support Group and her skincare range. Dr. Nicholas Soldo MD is known for his expertise in […]

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There has been some concern amoungst rosacea sufferers about possible health problems with micronized zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. An article was published in 1997 with an alarmist title “Titanium Dioxide/Zinc Oxide nanoparticles from sunscreen are found to cause free radicals in skin cells, damaging DNA” Oxford University and Montreal University, Dunford, Salinaro et al. […]

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It is well understood that for good sun protection both UVA and UVB needs to be blocked. As the sun is a trigger for many rosacea sufferers, good sun protection is a must. Lets look at Mexoryl. Mexoryl SX (patented by L’Oreal) is a photostable UVA filter that is used in sunscreens available in many […]

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A new anti-inflammatory compound has had some Phase 2 Clinical information published. COL-3 is a so called second generation IMPACS (Inhibitors of Multiple Proteases and Cytokines) compound. It is a tetracycline derivate, and is also designated as a Synthetic MMP (Matrix Metalloproteinsase) inhibitor. Guy Webster, MD. PhD the lead investigator for these Phase 2 clinical […]

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Thanks to Laura for letting us know; you can now search for an IPL practitioner near you or near any city (US only sorry). Using the search form, you can find a practitioner by treatment system. Thus you can search for an IPL Quantum or Lumenis One up to 300 miles around your city of […]

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