David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Green Tea Extract may benefit rosacea

Written by on August 31, 2005 in green tea, Natural Treatments, Rosacea Topicals with 2 Comments

Extract from Medscape Medical News from WebMD http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/500115 http://my.webmd.com/content/article/101/106044.htm In a small study 75% funded by Syed Skincare, patients with papulopustular rosacea treated with a cream containing 2% polyphenone (green tea extract) experienced a significant reduction in lesion count compared with patients applying vehicle cream. Women randomized to the green tea extract cream had a […]

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Photodynamic Therapy and ALA (ALA-PDT)

Written by on August 31, 2005 in laser therapy, PDT with 0 Comments

From Skin & Aging, Volume 13, Issue 3, March 2005, Pages: 42 – 51 The Ever-Increasing Role of ALA-PDT, Part 2 The topical application of 5-amino-levulinic acid (ALA) and exposure to a variety of lasers and light sources and photodynamic therapy (PDT), has become a very popular dermatologic procedure for a variety of clinical concerns […]

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Focus on cathelicidin and its role in rosacea

Written by on August 28, 2005 in What Causes Rosacea? with 6 Comments

From Rosacea Review 2002 “Dr. Richard Gallo, associate professor, medicine and pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and director of dermatological research, VA San Diego, presented interim study results on the `Role of the innate immune system in rosacea.’ He noted that the immune system produces peptides that are a natural defense against the presence […]

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NRS Introduces Clinical Scorecard For Evaluating Rosacea Patients

Written by on August 26, 2005 in research foundation with 0 Comments

From NRS Press Release. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has introduced a Rosacea Clinical Scorecard to help physicians identify and evaluate the signs and symptoms of rosacea. This scorecard builds on the Standard Classification and Standard Grading System that were published in 2002 and 2004. “Especially because of the variability of rosacea from one patient […]

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Anti Flushing Protocol Controls Angiogenesis Between IPL Treatments

Written by on August 25, 2005 in Flushing & Blushing with 1 Comment

In a recent post to Rosacea Support Dr. Soldo mentioned an anti-flushing protocol that he and Dr. Johnson are working on. This protocol is being developed for in between IPL treatments, where flushing may lead to new blood vessel growth (angiogenesis). Here is an extract ; A good antiflushing protocal might include some or even […]

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