Archive for October, 2005

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

This study finds that demodex mites are not more prevalent in those people who suffer from blepharitis. The Prevalence of Demodex folliculorum in Blepharitis Patients and the Normal Population. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Volume 12, Number 4, August 2005, Pages 287 – 290. Mustafa Kemal, Zeynep Sumer, Mustafa Ilker Toker, Haydar Erdogan, Aysen Topalkara, Makbule Akbulut Purpose: […]

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Press Release Candela Corporation today announced the introduction of a new Pulsed Dye Laser Platform featuring three new models – the Aesthetica, the Platinum and the Perfecta.Practitioners will now be able to choose from three product configurations to treat patients looking for skin rejuvenation, removal of brown sun spots, leg and facial veins, facial redness, […]

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Cleansing and the Management of Rosacea

It might seem unusual, but a gentle cleansing routine is important to getting relief from rosacea. One characterization of rosacea is that it is a disorder of the stratum corneum barrier; irritants are allowed to affect the epidermis and dermis causing vasodilation, flushing and inflammation. Typically the function of the skin barrier is tested using […]

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This study is comparing the difference between the blurring you experience when using artificial tears. Two products, Refresh Celluvisc and Liquigel Tears are measured; and Liquigel Tears is found to be less blurring when initially applied. Short-term Effects of Artificial Tears on Visual Performance in Normal Subjects., Optometry & Vision Science. 82(5):370-377, May 2005. Ridder, […]

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Nonablative facial remodeling: erythema reduction and histologic evidence of new collagen formation using a 300-microsecond 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser. Archives of Dermatology. 2004 Nov;140(11):1373-6. Chrys D. Schmults, MD; Robert Phelps, MD; David J. Goldberg, MD BACKGROUND: A variety of nonablative lasers have been used to improve skin color and toning. Evidence of new collagen has been […]

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