Archive for October, 2013

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Book Review: Acne and Rosacea: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: David J. Goldberg, Alexander Berlin Publication Date: December 31, 2011 Hardcover: 128 pages Review Date: October 2013 Available at: Who is the book for? Officially this book “will appeal to dermatologists in practice and training, to plastic surgeons, general physicians and to all healthcare personnel working in the administration of phototherapy and laser […]

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A Papule is a Gravestone for a Dead Demodex!

One of the foremost rosacea researchers, Dr. Frank Powell drops a wonderful bombshell in a recent DermatologyTimes piece. Research suggests rosacea subtypes may be different conditions … here could be breach of the follicular wall. Initially, the mites are tolerated, possibly by innate or induced immune tolerance (Forton FM. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012;26(1):19-28),” […]

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Rosacea Subtypes, How are they related?

So we all know the official rosacea subtypes right  ? Erythematotelangiectatic, Papulopustular, Phymatous and Ocular rosacea (Lets ignore neurogenic rosacea for now). Well, are these 4 sub types related, and in what way? Will rosacea progress in severity and can your rosacea proceed between subtypes? If we are in a question asking mood, then why […]

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Mirvaso Mirror App, Galderma goes mobile

Galderma today have  launched an iPhone app called Mirvaso Mirror. This app is a promotional vehicle for Galderma, aiming to engage users of Mirvaso, especially those who have an iPhone. Following in the steps of Bayer HealthCare, who publish the Rosacea App and Rosacea Concierge, Galderma is hoping to generate interest in Mirvaso. If the […]

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Alternative Rosacea Therapies – What Botanicals Work?

Why do rosacea sufferers want alternative or natural therapies? Despite the availability of several types of topical, systemic and laser therapies, and many years of research into rosacea, why is there so much ongoing interest in alternative and natural therapies ? The writers of this 2011 paper think that this is a good question, and […]

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