Archive for May, 2007

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Many rosacea sufferers, especially those who suffer from ocular rosacea wonder if they will ever be able to regularly and comfortably wear contact lenses. When your eyes are sore, gritty and blurry would one want to consider trying to apply a contact lens ? I personally don’t have any ocular symptoms but I do know that I take it […]

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Collagenex has announced that their ongoing trials to find the best dosage for Incyclinide have discovered that 40mg can cause photo-toxicity. Collagenex is conducting parallel Phase II trials for Incyclinide for both acne and rosacea. As detailed in a recent news item, incyclinide targets conditions other than rosacea, Incyclinide differs from a non-antibiotic tetracycline in […]

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This article from the DailyMail is offering some warnings about being too quick to jump on the Melanotan II bandwagon. It is worth remembering on top of all of the warnings below, that Melanotan specifically as a rosacea treatment is also something we know very little about. I think that the combination of rosacea sufferers desperate for […]

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This recently published blind study suggests that elidel (pimecrolimus) is no better for rosacea papules and pustules than the vehicle it uses. A previous study in 2005, Pimecrolimus for treatment of acne rosacea suggested that elidel could indeed be useful for rosacea, but this study was not a double blind study – it was not compared to […]

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The NRS has published on their blog some results from a recently concluded study. The study was titled Structural and biologic changes in the rosacea skin induced by pulse dye laser and intense pulsed light, and was part funded by the now defunct Rosacea Research Foundation. The study participants were treated with IPL or PDL […]

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