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This patent is for a product containing a retinoid, which can cause irritation for rosacea sufferers. The invention adds `salicylic acid, a phytosphingosine, green tea, hinokitiol, gorgonian extract, and polysaccharide’. The main inventor is Dr. Neelam Muizzuddin who appears to work for Estee Lauder Companies. Patent: Anti-irritating rosacea treatment The present invention relates to a […]

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So called low dose doxycycline, and treating rosacea has had some good research published in recent years. The treatment dose is low enough to not have antibiotic ability, but still give a therapeutic benefit. Tetracyclines have also been used successfully to treat ocular rosacea symptoms. This patent covers the ability to co-treat rosacea and ocular […]

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Found an interesting looking patent for a water soluble version of azelaic acid. Azelaic acid is the active ingredient in finacea. Therapeutically improved salts of azelaic acid Azelaic acid is a completely new class of acne and rosacea therapy, chemically different from most of the currently available acne or rosacea medications, including retinoids and alpha-hydroxy […]

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This study shows that a lotion based on colliodal oatmeal can really help those with dry itchy skin. After just 1 week, patients saw improvement in dryness, roughness, itchiness and scaling. Colloidal Oatmeal is also used in Linda Sy’s Mild Oatmeal Facial Cleanser and is well liked by many rosacea sufferers. In fact Colloidal Oatmeal […]

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