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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Trial: Cutera Excel V versus Syneron Candela Vbeam

Cutera, the makers of the Cutera Excel V, a 532nm KTP Laser have posted the details of trial comparing their product with the 595nm Pulse Dye Laser from Syneron Candela. The physician and trialist will assess improvements in the blood vessels and pustules and papules of rosacea. Additionally the trial will use a Spectrophotometer to […]

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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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Skinova helps rosacea with Ultrasound Skin Treatments at home

A recently published paper introduces us to a new form of at-home therapy based on high frequency ultrasound. The Skinova treatment using sound waves at a very high frequency of 10 MHz. This allows treatments to a depth of around 0.3cm. At this depth we are told that “the effect is mainly concentrated on the […]

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Using a Hair Dryer to Pre-Flush before Pulse Dye Laser Treatment

This paper is promoting the use of a pre-flush to improve the outcome of Pulse Dye Laser (PDL)Rosacea Treatments. The authors suggest that by increasing the number of `target chromophores’ in a treatment area, one can expect an enhanced treatment effect with a greater number of blood vessels destroyed. The area being treated is heated […]

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Intendis, the makers of Finacea are to trial the combination of ND:Yag laser treatment with and without the addition of Finacea during treatment. As the study will be a spilt face trial, researchers will be able to show that the addition of Finacea does, or does not make a difference to the outcome of the […]

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