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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Rhofade as an adjunct to IPL, PDL and KTP Laser

Allergan is sponsoring a clinical trial to evaluate whether their oxymetazoline HCL 1% based treatment – Rhofade, is an effective adjunctive treatment for rosacea patients undergoing treatments with Pulse Dye Laser (PDL), Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or KTP Laser. The trial is designated as a Safety and Tolerability measure, so researchers will be looking for […]

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A new site sponsor for rosacea-support.org is the Pulse Light Clinic who are located in London. I thank them for their support of the site. Following are some questions that I asked them that you might find intesting if you are considering IPL and also might not have considered the role of professional nutritional advice […]

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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: amazon.com 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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IPL Burns from Perth Home Operator

An article in this Weekend’s West Australian highlighting the dangers of IPL Treatments from untrained operators. This article is a reminder of the dangers of IPL in the wrong hands. Other warnings are, sadly, easy to find. Finding the right practitioner to treat you with IPL is not an easy task. This is a real […]

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IPL London Spa Burn Victim Awarded Tens of Thousands in Damages

In 2008 we heard about Charlotte Cripps, a writer for the The Independent was badly burned by an IPL treatment at a London Spa. Today we read a follow up article that tells us that Ms Cripps may be permanently scarred.  Ms Cripps has been awarded a `five-figure sum’ as compensation and is also calling […]

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