Archive for May, 2012

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Why Has No One Found a Cure for Rosacea?

Why has no one found something even remotely close to a cure for rosacea ? Why do researchers admit that they can barely even describe the disease ? Well a clue emerges from a recent series of in depth, state of the art papers from the Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings. In the introductory […]

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Scenesse Starts Phase III Trials for EPP in the US

News today that Scenesse has progressed another step towards wider approval with the commencement of Phase III Trials. About 100 people with the condition Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP) will be double blinded to receive the Scenesse implant or placebo. Their ability to tolerate sunlight will then be measured. The trials will take place in Alabama, California, […]

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Smokers Much Less Likely to get Rosacea

Yes you read correctly, some recent research conducted in the UK has found that smoking is associated with a substantially reduced risk of developing rosacea. The study was epidemiological which means that it used statistics to match the incidence of rosacea in smokers and non-smokers in a random grouping of individuals. Why Are Smokers Much […]

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How Much Would You Pay to Cure Your Rosacea?

Despite the benign title of this paper – Willingness to pay and quality of life with rosacea, there is something interesting going on here. What could be gained by asking rosacea sufferers how much they’d pay for a cure? Researchers have come up with the idea of quantifying the burden one feels from a disease […]

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Coblation with Saline and Radio Frequency Induced Plasma: Rhinophyma Miracle

The Daily Mail continues to show itself as the premier newspaper for rosacea related news stories. Typically rhinophyma surgery is risky and can lead to complicates with bleeding and scarring. This last weekend the paper has a great article highlighting a new corrective surgical treatment for rhinophyma. The new technique highlighted by The Daily Mail […]

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