David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Prescriptions may be cheaper without insurance!

Written by on December 14, 2017 in prescriptions with 2 Comments
Prescriptions may be cheaper without insurance!

Add this to your list of weird things about healthcare, but the NY Times has an article today highlighting that in some cases you are better off not to use your medical insurance when filling a prescription. In particular the article notes that for one rosacea sufferer, her prescription of a “lotion called sulfacetamide sodium” […]

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Can a Vet be a good alternative to your Dermatologist?

Can a Vet be a good alternative to your Dermatologist?

In recent years rosacea sufferers have had reason to think that a Vet might have some insights into treatments that could benefit them. In particular the development of ivermectin based treatments like Soolantra have drawn many similarities with the treatments for mange in animals. Vets have been treating demodex infestations with topical and oral ivermectin […]

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Horizon Blue Cross drops Rhofade coverage

Written by on December 3, 2017 in research with 0 Comments
Horizon Blue Cross drops Rhofade coverage

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has announced that they will not providing prescription cover for Rhofade, citing that facial redness is a cosmetic issue. Many rosacea sufferers will beg to differ, knowing full well that rosacea us much more than just a red face. Rosacea prescription prices are high, so no doubt […]

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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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