David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Rhofade is gentler than Mirvaso

Rhofade is gentler than Mirvaso

Two small updates on the progress of topical oxymetazoline (now known as Rhofade) towards being available as another treatment for the redness of rosacea. The update tells us firstly that Allergan’s Oxymetazoline based product is in indeed in the final stages of approval, having completed Phase 3 trials and been submitted to the FDA for […]

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Rhofade – Allergan’s oxymetazoline brand name

Rhofade – Allergan’s oxymetazoline brand name

Allergan haven’t announced it yet, but it seems pretty clear that they are planning to use the brand name Azultro for their oxymetazoline based treatment for the erythema of rosacea. Azultro started life as V-101 when owned by Vicept Therapeutics. It was renamed as AGN-199201 after Allergan purchased Vicept. Actavis now owns Allergan. I had […]

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Stanford continuing Genetic link to Rosacea

Stanford continuing Genetic link to Rosacea

Last year a group of researchers from Stanford University and 23andMe, lead by Dr. Anne Chang published some ground breaking discoveries relating to 2 genes that looked like they might be related to rosacea symptoms. The findings were described by Stanford; Genetic basis of rosacea identified by researchers The researchers compared the genomes of rosacea […]

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Soolantra in Australia featured on Channel 9 News

Soolantra in Australia featured on Channel 9 News

We first learnt that Soolantra was available in Australia in November 2015. Australians have been telling us that Soolantra is a private prescription and will cost around $56 for 30gm tube. It appears that Galderma was able to convince Channel 9 News in Australia to cover the availability of Soolantra downunder. Today Channel 9 aired a 2 minute story highlighting […]

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids good for Dry Eye and Ocular Rosacea

Omega 3 Fatty Acids good for Dry Eye and Ocular Rosacea

This just published paper is confirming that the long term usage of Omega 3 Fatty Acids are a great supplement for ocular rosacea sufferers. According to the main measures related to ocular rosacea symptoms, 6 months supplementation of Omega 3 FAs, will offer relief to ocular rosacea symptoms – as indicated by the following quantitative […]

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