David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Snail slime and bee glue – say what?

Written by on November 1, 2017 in Natural Treatments, patents with 2 Comments
Snail slime and bee glue – say what?

Just when you thought you had heard all of the crazy treatments out there for rosacea along comes another one – snail slime! Incredibly, yes. A patent application has surfaced that proposes to treat, and indeed cure rosacea – that contains snail slime, herbal tea and bee glue. Crazy Rosacea Treatments Over the years many […]

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Soolantra now $0 copay for insured patients

Soolantra now $0 copay for insured patients

Galderma is now offering Soolantra, both the 30g and 45g tubes for $0 copay for those who are “Commercially Unrestricted”. Those eligible are described as; ‘Commercially Unrestricted’ refers to a payment by a patient that has commercial coverage (excludes all government programs) through a pharmaceutical benefit plan and a specific product has no restrictions (PA, […]

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Higher risk of kidney disease for rosacea sufferers

Written by on October 20, 2017 in research, What Causes Rosacea? with 2 Comments
Higher risk of kidney disease for rosacea sufferers

Up to now there has been no direct research into any possible link between rosacea and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Researchers have known that patients with inflammatory conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis have a high risk of CKD, but whether this increased risk also apply to rosacea sufferers had until not been studied. This […]

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Mirvaso plus Soolantra – better together

Mirvaso plus Soolantra – better together

This just published research suggests that you can successfully treat rosacea with Mirvaso and Soolantra at the same time. So if you are suffering from the red face and pustules and papules of rosacea, this paper suggests that using Mirvaso and Soolantra together is a viable option. Previously Mirvaso and Soolantra have been shown to […]

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Polyphenols offer promise for rosacea symptoms

Written by on October 4, 2017 in grape seed extract, green tea, Natural Treatments with 4 Comments
Polyphenols offer promise for rosacea symptoms

This paper offers a review of the published research relating to the use of polyphenols to treat rosacea symptoms. The papers’ authors undertook a literature review to find which members of the polyphenol family offer proven efficacy when treating rosacea symptoms. Polyphenols comprise a very large number of compounds – for eg. their members can […]

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