Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Efficacy and safety of intense pulsed light therapy using wavelengths of 400-700 nm and 870-1200 nm for acne vulgaris Aditya Gupta, MD, PhD, MBA, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Center (Sunnybrook site) and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Mediprobe Research Inc, London, ON, Canada Acne vulgaris results from accumulation […]

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Intermittent pulsed light therapy in combination with metronidazole 1% gel for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate rosacea: A pilot study Michael Gold, MD, Gold Skin Care Center, Tennessee Clinical Research Center, Nashville, TN, United States Rosacea is a common dermatologic disorder characterized by the presence of facial erythema, visible blood vessels, and […]

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IPL Technology Primer (incl. Lumenis One)

Written by on February 21, 2006 in IPL with 0 Comments

This 2003 paper from Lasers in Surgery and Medicine gives some good information about IPL Technology. Whilst it doesn’t deal with rosacea directly, it will help those interested in IPL technology and treatment. The devices reviewed include Photoderm, EpiLight, Vasculight and IPL Quantum. In 2004 a new IPL Treatment platform, Lumenis One was introduced. The […]

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lasers, ipl and asian skin

Written by on January 30, 2006 in IPL with 2 Comments

This study is investigating the best methods to reduce the hyperpigmentation that can effect asian skin when treated with Lasers or IPL. The paper suggests the use of sun block and bleaching agents pre- and post-operatively can help mitigate against post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Effective and safe use of lasers, light sources, and radiofrequency devices in the clinical […]

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The topic of how best to cope with the pain of a laser or IPL treatment session is a recurring topic on rosacea-support. Luckily for us, Dr. Soldo has been an Anesthestist for 30 years. In Dr. Soldo’s post on numbing before IPL, he explains why his usage of a custom combination of BTL – […]

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