David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Micronized Zinc Oxide Dimethicone a Safe Sunscreen

Written by on August 15, 2005 in Sunscreens for Rosacea Sufferers with 11 Comments

There has been some concern amoungst rosacea sufferers about possible health problems with micronized zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. An article was published in 1997 with an alarmist title “Titanium Dioxide/Zinc Oxide nanoparticles from sunscreen are found to cause free radicals in skin cells, damaging DNA” Oxford University and Montreal University, Dunford, Salinaro et al. […]

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mexoryl: sunscreen with good UVA filtering

Written by on August 12, 2005 in Sunscreens for Rosacea Sufferers with 0 Comments

It is well understood that for good sun protection both UVA and UVB needs to be blocked. As the sun is a trigger for many rosacea sufferers, good sun protection is a must. Lets look at Mexoryl. Mexoryl SX (patented by L’Oreal) is a photostable UVA filter that is used in sunscreens available in many […]

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COL-3 new tetracycline derivative being studied

Written by on August 11, 2005 in tetracyclines with 0 Comments

A new anti-inflammatory compound has had some Phase 2 Clinical information published. COL-3 is a so called second generation IMPACS (Inhibitors of Multiple Proteases and Cytokines) compound. It is a tetracycline derivate, and is also designated as a Synthetic MMP (Matrix Metalloproteinsase) inhibitor. Guy Webster, MD. PhD the lead investigator for these Phase 2 clinical […]

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search for local Lumenis One & IPL Quantum

Written by on August 8, 2005 in IPL with 1 Comment

Thanks to Laura for letting us know; you can now search for an IPL practitioner near you or near any city (US only sorry). Using the search form, you can find a practitioner by treatment system. Thus you can search for an IPL Quantum or Lumenis One up to 300 miles around your city of […]

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Dr Jerry Darm joins Rosacea Support

Written by on August 4, 2005 in To Be Filed with 0 Comments

The Rosacea Support Group would like to give a huge welcome to Dr. Jerry Darm. Dr. Darm is known for his usage of Photoderm and also his Genesis Laser, using a different approach compared to other well known Photoderm and IPL practitioners. Recently Dr. Darm has developmed a new three-pronged protocol to treat rosacea. This […]

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