David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Off Label Treatments for Rosacea

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Off Label Treatments, prescriptions with 9 Comments
Off Label Treatments for Rosacea

Has your doctor ever prescribed you something other than Metrogel, Soolantra, Finacea, Oracea or Mirvaso for rosacea? If so, then your doctor has given you an off-label prescription. Were you aware that only officially approved FDA treatments for rosacea are the 4 treatments from Galderma – Metrogel, Oracea, Soolantra & and Mirvaso, and one from […]

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Mirvaso works for Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Mirvaso works for Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

The off label use for Mirvaso gel is becoming better documented with the publication of a recent paper suggesting that Mirvaso was well tolerated by and offered good benefits to sufferers of Systemic Lupus, Dermatomyositis and Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris. These conditions share a symptom – erythema, that is the appearance of a red face. Only 3 patients […]

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Rosacea means 2x Parkinson’s – not so fast !

Rosacea means 2x Parkinson’s – not so fast !

Proving once again that you shouldn’t rely on the mainstream media for your health news, blanket coverage today for a Danish statistical population study that uses the words Rosacea and Parkinson’s in the title. Even simply using the two words in the same headline implies some kind of link – reading the details of the […]

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Demodex may prolong and intensify ocular rosacea

Written by on March 11, 2016 in Demodex Mites, eyelid care, Ocular Rosacea, research with 0 Comments
Demodex may prolong and intensify ocular rosacea

An edition of a clinical newspaper for optometrists – Helio.com/optometry’s Primary Care Optometry News features an article on the relationship between demodex infestation and ocular rosacea symptoms. The web site appears to have broken formatting, so is difficult to read, but here are some extracts you may find interesting. We know that the 3 main […]

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Gallo et al. patent Mast Cell Stabilizers

Gallo et al. patent Mast Cell Stabilizers

A 2014 patent application has surfaced that points to a potential new family of topical rosacea treatments. Drs. Gallo, Nardo and Muto have filed for a patent covering the role of mast cell stabilizers in treating rosacea. The patent also covers the inhibition and stimulation of vitamin D3, cathelicidin and serine protease, and how the […]

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