David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

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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TheraTears Sterilid eyelid scrubs with tea tree oil

TheraTears Sterilid eyelid scrubs with tea tree oil

For those seeking an alternative to the Cliradex eyelid wipes, sterilid from thera tears might be worth considering. The “Natural based formula” used in TheraTears Sterilid Eyelid Cleanser contains Tea Tree Oil and Linalool. We know that TTO has anti-bacterial actions and can also kill demodex mites.  Linalool is a naturally occurring terpene alcohol chemical found […]

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Rosacea and autoimmune diseases come together

Rosacea and autoimmune diseases come together

Some recent research has highlighted the statistical relationship between rosacea sufferers and some auto immune diseases for women – type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis and for men – rheumatoid arthritis. There are plenty of whispers and associations of varying degrees between rosacea and any number of other conditions. This paper details research […]

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