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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

“Medical Crowdsourcing” via CureTogether – the new cheap data collection method

A recent article in the Dermatology Online Journal introduced me to a new online support group site. Apparently curetogether.com is a major medical crowdsourcing site. What is crowdsourcing? Well crowdsourcing is a new buzzword which basically means to get your information from the “crowd” or as many people as you can. Online this term generally […]

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I have to admit that I had never heard of Uriage Thermal Water before reading this poster abstract. Best I can tell, Uriage Thermal Water is a mineral water sourced from the French Alps.  It “possesses an exceptionally high content of mineral salts and trace elements in comparison with thermal waters used in dermatology (i.e. […]

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Thought that the following Poster Session from the recent 2012 AAD Annual Meeting in San Diego was encouraging because we really do want to see new products being developed specifically for people with sensitive skin. La Roche Posay is one of the skincare brands owned by L’Oreal. La Roche Posay may be known to rosacea […]

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Sulphur Still a Classic Treatment for Rosacea (2012 AAD San Diego)

The following Poster Session from the 2012 AAD meeting in San Diego aimed to raise the profile of the use of sulphur as a treatment in rosacea. Did you know that Sulfur was first proposed as a treatment for rosacea in 1855 ! I wasn’t aware that sulphur was able to kill demodex mites, this […]

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Frank C. Powell at 2012 AAD San Diego

If you were able to attend the 2012 annual meeting of the AAD in San Diego you would have been able to attend the following discussion group on Rosacea.  The director of the session, Prof. Powell is known to rosacea sufferers because of his excellent book Rosacea Diagnosis and Management. Powell has been a consultant […]

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