Demodex Mites

Demodex Mites and rosacea are often talked about together, but so far its has proven difficult to prove that the mites cause rosacea symptoms. The best we know so far is that a bacteria associated with the mites, known as B. oleronius, has been shown to induce an immune response in rosacea sufferers. Collected here are the most relevant articles that attempt to tie down just what role demodex mites play in the development of rosacea.

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More Demodex Mite Peculiarities

With all of the terrible articles you can find on the net about demodex mites (delighting to tell us about about how they eat, defecate and reproduce in your skin; and how they are actually `spiders’) it is nice to read a well written article full of real facts about demodex mites. You Almost Certainly […]

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Cliradex T4O wipes for treating Eye Lash Mites

In mid 2012 we learned that a company called Tissue Tech was going to trial single use T4O wipes as a treatment for ocular demodex mites. Early last year Bio-Tissue Inc., the parent company of Tissue Tech announced the release of Cliradex. This new product is promoted as a tea tree oil based moist towelette […]

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Linda Stein Gold mentions in a video posted on Skin and Allergy News, referring to Galderma’s Ivermectin Cream ; Phase 3 Clinical Trials have completed, and FDA Approval is expected later this year (2014). This is great new for those who 1) want to try an approved treatment for demodex mites and 2) may not […]

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Topical Ivermectin 0.5% being trialled for Demodicidosis and rosacea papules

A just listed clinical trial shows a continuing interest in the usage of Topical Ivermectin for rosacea like syptoms. This trial will see how well Ivermectin can treat Demodicidosis and the associated symptoms of redness, dryness, itch, roughness and scaling. What is Demodicidosis? Demodicidosis is a condition where there is an infestation of demodex mites. […]

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Demodex Bacteria and Low Sebum in PPR Sufferers

One more baby step in the quest to describe what role demodex mites might or might not play in how rosacea progresses as disease. This latest paper tells us that in those rosacea sufferers who have a reaction to 2 proteins isolated from demodex related bacteria, you will also likely find low levels of sebum. […]

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