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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Patent: Rapamycin / Sirolimus to treat Telangiectasia

There are very few existing rosacea treatments for the broken blood vessels and general red face of rosacea. Historically laser and IPL are the only proven treatments for this rosacea subtype. In the last couple of years rosacea sufferers have been encouraged by the development of 2 new drugs that could help treat these symptoms […]

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A paper that I highlighted in January (see clinically measuring facial blood vessels) is now available as a full text web page and also as a PDF file. Occasionally the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology puts full text articles from an Issue up for free on their web site. Given that we can now view the whole […]

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Some interesting looking technology that one day might prove to be another tool in treating vascular rosacea. Anything that can help a laser treatment target vessels more accurately will be a bonus for sufferers. Vein-viewing Tech Launched Luminetx ships an imaging device that flashes the body’s veins onto the skin With the help of infrared […]

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Videocapillaroscopic alterations in erythematotelangiectatic rosacea. Journal American Academy Dermatology. 2006 Jan;54(1):100-4 Rosina P, Zamperetti MR, Giovannini A, Chieregato C, Girolomoni G. BACKGROUND: Rosacea is a common chronic dermatosis that involves the cutaneous microvasculature of the face. There are no objective measures for assessing the severity of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea. OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to characterize and […]

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This is the third promising looking paper on KTP Laser in the last 2 years. See below for more links if you are interested in KTP laser and rosacea. KTP stands for Potassium Titanyl Phosphate – aren’t you glad you asked ! Treatment of erythematotelangiectactic rosacea with a KTP YAG laser., Journal of Drugs in […]

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