seborrheic dermatitis

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Promiseb now available as Scalp Wash

The nonsteroidal prescription Promiseb is now available as a Scalp Wash. Available only as part of `Promiseb Complete’, Promiseb Plus Scalp Wash is said to have “earned favorable ratings from patients for Helping with the appearance of dandruff and scalp redness” What is Promiseb? Promiseb Cream is a FDA-cleared medical device and has no active […]

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Why should I Cleanse and Moisturize my dry, oily, flaky SD skin?

I came across this thread in the archives and thought it was worth highlighting it and pushing it out again. The question asked is a good one – how can cleansing and moisturizing the dry flaky and oily SD skin be a good thing? If you have ever wondered why this is so, read on. […]

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In all of your internet searching for treatments, have you ever come across a FDA approved, prescription-only treatment that claims to have no active ingredients ? Would you stop and think What is that all about? Well I did. The supporting web site for Promiseb Topical Cream  (online at contains a very interesting insight […]

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Below is a recent paper suggesting that combining Finacea with Low Dose Accutane is a useful treatment for rosacea concomitant with seborrheic dermatitis. The patient was also suffering from Actinic Keratosis (pre-cancerous skin lesions). The patient experienced relief from both rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis, two conditions that together sometimes prove tricky to treat. Bear in […]

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Extina, Ketoconazole you can use on your face

A formulation of Ketoconazole 2% for treating seborrheic dermatitis called Extina is currently being promoted by Stiefel Laboratories. Stiefel, which is a part of GSK, is promoting Extina as the “first and only ketoconazole foam for scalp, body, and face” and being “proven for hair, there and everywhere”. This foam-based formulation is potentially interesting because […]

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