David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Gentle Cleanser is Important

Written by on September 29, 2005 in Cleansing Rosacea Skin, Cosmetics and Makeup with 7 Comments

This one of the simple but powerful things to learn about treating rosacea. A gentle and mild cleansing regime is important. Add a gentle moisturizer and a physical sunscreen and you have the basis to build on to treat your rosacea. The inflammation you see in rosacea can be helped just be be gentle with […]

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Ocular Rosacea in Children

Written by on September 28, 2005 in Ocular Rosacea with 7 Comments

According to this paper, ocular rosacea in children may be misdiagnosed as being viral or bacterial in origin. The clue of skin involvement (ie. rosacea papules and pustules on the face) is often missing in children, making the correct ocular rosacea diagnosis more difficult. Thankfully children do seem to respond to conventional ocular rosacea treatments, […]

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boswellia and endothelial inflammation

Written by on September 27, 2005 in research with 0 Comments

Human genome screen to identify the genetic basis of the anti-inflammatory effects of Boswellia in microvascular endothelial cells. DNA and Cell Biology, Apr 2005, Vol. 24, No. 4: 244-255 Abstract: Inflammatory disorders represent a substantial health problem. Medicinal plants belonging to the Burseraceae family, including Boswellia, are especially known for their anti-inflammatory properties. The gum […]

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Incyclinide phase 2 for acne

Written by on September 27, 2005 in tetracyclines with 0 Comments

Formerly known as COL-3, Incyclinide will start a new Phase 2, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to find the best treatment dose. This trial will evaluate 300 patients for moderate to severe acne. A recent Phase 2 Clinical Trial showed some promise for inflammatory lesions in rosacea. Incyclinide is a chemically modified tetracycline, modified to retain non-antibiotic […]

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pulsed dye laser and papulopustular rosacea

Written by on September 24, 2005 in laser therapy, Papules & Pustules, pulse dye laser with 0 Comments

A small study suggesting that FPDL has limited value for rosacea papules and pustules. Flashlamp pulsed dye laser (FPDL) did not cure papulopustular rosacea, Laster in Surgery and Medicine, Volume 34, Issue 3 , Pages 266 – 268, Published Online: 5 Mar 2004, Mats Berg, PhD MD, Desiree Wiegleb Edstrom, PhD MD Keywords: erythematotelangiectatic, flashlamp […]

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