David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Rhofade is Allergan’s Oxymetazoline

Rhofade is Allergan’s Oxymetazoline

Allergan has confirmed that their Oxymetazoline based treatment due to be released in 2017 will be known as Rhofade. The brand name was confirmed in Allergan’s presentation to investors – Allergan plc Q2 2016 Earnings Presentation – Investor Relations, via the slide shown above. Business analysts are already commenting on their predictions for Rhofade’s success […]

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How to diagnose Rosacea has radically changed

Written by on November 22, 2016 in in the news, Rosacea Fact Sheets, symptoms with 4 Comments
How to diagnose Rosacea has radically changed

A recent meeting of dermatologists and ophthalmologists has made a significant change to what constitutes a diagnosis of rosacea. This change will likely reframe many discussions on how practitioners come to make a diagnosis of rosacea. Also, given the internet age and easy access for patients to disease information, these changes will also affect how […]

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Minocycline 100mg is better than Oracea

Minocycline 100mg is better than Oracea

A study just published in the British Journal of Dermatology has shown that Minocycline 100mg a day is as good, and by some measures is a better treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea compared to the 40mg a day  doxyxcycline treatment Oracea. Minocycline as a treatment for rosacea is relatively unknown, with a lack […]

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Soolantra works for a red face too

Soolantra works for a red face too

Some recent research into the effectiveness of Soolantra has found that in addition to being proven (again) as a treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea, it is also showing to be effective for the redness of rosacea. Soolantra (1% Ivermectin cream) is a recently approved topical treatment, officially for the papules and pustules […]

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Rosacea is linked to migraines in women

Written by on November 10, 2016 in blushing, flushing, What Causes Rosacea? with 3 Comments
Rosacea is linked to migraines in women

A just published paper has found a statistical link between rosacea and migraines. Specifically, the research has found that female rosacea sufferers over the age of 50 had a `significantly higher prevalence and risk of incident migraine’. So what might we learn about treating both rosacea and migraines from this research? The takeaways from this […]

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