Archive for July, 2012

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Acne seems to have a lot of available treatments. Certainly compared to rosacea, acne has a bigger array of possible treatments that have been proven to be viable treatments. One of the interesting things about rosacea is that even though it can look like acne for some, generally it cannot be treated by otherwise helpful […]

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Just Diagnosed: JAMA Rosacea Patient Page

The Journal of the American Medical Association have released a free Rosacea Patient Page in their June 2012 edition. The JAMA have made this page available for free. This may prove useful for those who are wondering if they have rosacea and those looking for a confirmation of their symptoms. The illustration shows the full […]

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Ocular Rosacea Diagnostic Test One Step Closer

In the last couple of years research has emerged that could lead to a diagnostic test for ocular rosacea. There is currently no physical test that can definitively diagnose ocular rosacea. This just published abstract, tells us that researchers were able to find an abundance of “sulfated O-glycans” in the tears and saliva of ocular […]

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More Demodex Dreaming: Mites are the Chicken?

The NRS recently highlighted a paper speculating that demodex mites are the missing link in papulopustular rosacea, or as they characterised the mites are the “chicken coming first before the egg”. It is a cute headline but the article and paper quoted are pretty lightweight. The Chicken, Not the Egg Thursday, July 5, 2012 Demodex […]

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Aczone Fails to Impress for Rosacea

We don’t often get to see the actual results from clinical trials. Companies are happy to receive publicity for their research and development programs, especially if a new product looks promising. If things don’t go we during clinical trials, though, it seems that we just never hear about that product again. Allergan, the makes of […]

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