David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Epsolay is on its way, will it stay?

Epsolay is on its way, will it stay?

The benzoyl peroxide based Epsolay is one step closer to becoming a new treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Based on an active ingredient of 5% bezoyl peroxide, and encapsulating inside silica, the new cream has continued to be tested and now Phase 3 results have been published. So what do the Phase […]

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Rosacea from perfumes and cosmetics

Rosacea from perfumes and cosmetics

This paper describes the case of a hairdresser that had bad allergic reactions to frangrances and chemicals encountered each day in her work environment. She presented to her doctor with rosacea like papules and pustules. Her treatment with Metrogrel, Soolantra and antibiotics was not successful. The symptoms were only resolved when exposure to the chemicals […]

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What’s new for rosacea treatment?

Written by on July 19, 2019 in Acne Treatments, New Rosacea Treatments with 2 Comments
What’s new for rosacea treatment?

If, like me, you see a published article titled `What’s new for rosacea treatment’ and get a small rush thinking there must be something new about to burst on to the market, then maybe you might share my disappointment. All regular readers of this web site will know the latest and greatest information about the […]

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Please prescribe me a Placebo Rx

Written by on June 26, 2019 in Home Remedies, research with 1 Comment
Please prescribe me a Placebo Rx

The facts about Placebos continue to get weirder. For example, we now know that if the treatment is delivered by someone you have in confidence in, the placebo effect is magnified. So it seems that the bedside manner of your doctor is actually very important. What could the latest placebo science mean for rosacea sufferers? […]

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Burt’s Bees better than Cetaphil

Written by on May 9, 2019 in cetaphil, Rosacea Topicals with 6 Comments
Burt’s Bees better than Cetaphil

Just over a year ago we highlighted a clinical trial that was due to set a Burt’s Bees natural skincare regime against the rosacea juggernaut that is Galderma’s Cetaphil range. What did the trial assess, and who was declared the winner? Well now we know becuase the trial results have been published, see the below […]

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