Archive for May, 2010

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Cetaphil RestoraDERM for Extra Dry Skin

Already available in Canada, Cetaphil will introduce a new line of products for dry sensitive skin in August in the US. The line is called RestoraDERM and is targeted at Eczema sufferers who struggle to maintain the natural moisture balance of their skin. For For those rosacea sufferers who also have eczema or also struggle […]

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Here are brief mentions of recently published papers that look interesting to rosacea sufferers. 1. Intense pulsed light in the treatment of non-aesthetic facial and neck vascular lesions: report of 85 cases IPL treatments were given 4-6 times 3 weeks apart. 35 rosacea `lesions’ were studied overall. The abstract links the results of rosacea and […]

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In the latest edition of Ask the Doctors, Dr. Jonathan Wilkin, chairman of the NRS medical advisory board answers the question `Do beta-blockers help reduce flushing from rosacea?’. The answer is brief but I’m encouraged to see the NRS discussing further the possibility of using beta blockers for flushing in rosacea sufferers. In severe cases, […]

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Atralin Gel (Tretinoin 0.05%) being trialled for the redness of Rosacea

The Clinical Trials Register is listing a new trial today for a topical retinoid, Atralin Gel 0.05% for the treatment of the redness and broken blood vessels of rosacea. Officially the trial will look at the redness, telangiectasia, facial edema, and dry skin of around 80 rosacea sufferers over a period of up to 46 […]

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SIG990 Excellent for Redness, several years away

In a recent email to Rosacea News, Dr. Eduardo Pérez, VP of Operations at Signum Biosciences has confirmed that SIG990 is undergoing preclinical safety/toxicology testing as required by the FDA before clinical trials can commence. You can see this confirmed at the company’s web site: Pharmaceutical Development Pipeline. Signum Biosciences has several molecules under development, […]

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