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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

State of the art in rosacea topical treaments

A really easy to access article in Mol. Pharmaceutics has given us a detailed run down of the current status of rosacea topicals and a glimpse into the future of topical treatments. Rosacea Topical Treatment and Care: From Traditional to New Drug Delivery Systems Mol. Pharmaceutics 2023, 20, 8, 3804–3828 https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.3c00324 The paper lists the […]

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If you are 60+, live in Sydney, ROSEND needs you

A just listed trial in Sydney is looking for 40 over sixty year olds to evaluate a possible new treatment for rosacea – Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT). VMAT is a type of radiotherapy that is normally used to treat skin cancer. The trial, named ROSEND, wants to see if VMAT might offer a benefit […]

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Rhofade sold to EPI Health

Rhofade sold to EPI Health

Written by on October 16, 2019 in research with 0 Comments

Having been sold just 1 year ago to Aclaris, the topical redness treatment for rosacea, Rhofade has again changed hands – this time to EPI Health. The value of the transaction is around $55m. Rhofade was previously owned by Allergan. What is Rhofade? Rhofade is Oxymetazoline  HCL 1% Cream for the Redness of Rosacea. Officially […]

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Rosacea from perfumes and cosmetics

This paper describes the case of a hairdresser that had bad allergic reactions to frangrances and chemicals encountered each day in her work environment. She presented to her doctor with rosacea like papules and pustules. Her treatment with Metrogrel, Soolantra and antibiotics was not successful. The symptoms were only resolved when exposure to the chemicals […]

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Please prescribe me a Placebo Rx

The facts about Placebos continue to get weirder. For example, we now know that if the treatment is delivered by someone you have in confidence in, the placebo effect is magnified. So it seems that the bedside manner of your doctor is actually very important. What could the latest placebo science mean for rosacea sufferers? […]

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