David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

How to diagnose Rosacea has radically changed (Phenotypes are now in)

Written by on November 22, 2016 in in the news, Rosacea Fact Sheets, Rosacea Symptoms with 6 Comments
How to diagnose Rosacea has radically changed (Phenotypes are now in)

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

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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Dermata DMT 210 works for redness and bumps of rosacea

Written by on September 29, 2016 in clinical trials, New Rosacea Treatments with 3 Comments
Dermata DMT 210 works for redness and bumps of rosacea

A press release today highlighting a new drug, based on Arazine, that is claimed to help both the redness and papules and pustules of rosacea through its ability to down regulate G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling. The company developing DMT 210, Dermata, is releasing results from their phase 1 trials, and are looking to commence phase 2 trials […]

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