Archive for November, 2010

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Following on from a study that was able to show the reason that Finacea was able to adjust the inflammatory response in the skin, is this JAAD Poster session abstract.  This paper is looking at how the active ingredient in Finacea, azelaic acid can decrease the expression of 2 substances thought to be important in […]

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Promoted as the biggest rosacea study ever undertaken, Galderma has released results from the Phase IV study into Oracea. This study was called ORCA. We learn from the Galderma Press Release that ORCA stands for Oracea for Rosacea: A Community-Based Assessment. We also learn how to correctly pronounce Oracea, should that interest you. Phase IV […]

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The One Thing I Wish I Was Told About Treating Rosacea

Do you have something that you just wish you were told when you were first diagnosed with rosacea? What little pearl of wisdom would have made the biggest difference to know straight up? Often when someone is diagnosed with rosacea, their first trip to the internet is a scary one. Those pictures of the worst […]

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Elorac promoting Carbamide Peroxide as a Rosacea Treatment

A recent press release from a company called Elorac, is highlighting Phase II trials for treating Acne with Carbamide Peroxide. Elorac are promoting Carbamide Peroxide as an improved, next-generation version of benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl Peroxide has not to date been commonly used as a rosacea treatment because of concerns about being too harsh for some […]

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High Glycemic Diet Exacerbates Acne

This may come as no surprise to many, but there continues to be a strong link between diets that place a high glycemic load on the body and acne. Diet and acne, Bowe WP, Joshi SS, Shalita AR. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jul;63(1):124-41. Historically, the relationship between diet and acne has been highly controversial. […]

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