David Pascoe

David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998.

Epsolay is Sol-Gel’s Benzoyl Peroxide for Rosacea

Epsolay is Sol-Gel’s Benzoyl Peroxide for Rosacea

A new treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea has been given its product name. Publicity surrounding the trial of the new benzoyl peroxide based rosacea topical has mentioned that the product is to be called Epsolay. Previously Epsolay has been known as VERED, S5G4T-1 and DER 45 EV. It is encouraging that Epsolay has […]

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Rhofade vs. Mirvaso – trial them before you leave the surgery

Rhofade vs. Mirvaso – trial them before you leave the surgery

  When faced with the prospect of paying $570 for a 30gm tube of Rhofade or $494 for a 30gm tube of Mirvaso, these authors suggest that you can save 15% straight up by asking to compare them before you even leave the doctor’s surgery. The 15% saving comes from going away being happy that […]

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Mirvaso + Dysport being trialed together

Mirvaso + Dysport being trialed together

A clinical trial has been listed proposing the combination of Mirvaso and Dysport (the Galderma owned Botox-like product) to treat the redness and flushing of rosacea. So if you have ever wondered whether botox and Mirvaso might work well together, this trial is for you. The trial will examine how well the combination of Mirvaso […]

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Will we see a Tea Tree Oil Rosacea Topical?

Will we see a Tea Tree Oil Rosacea Topical?

  Given that the Ivermectin-based topical Soolantra has emerged as a viable topical treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea, might rosacea sufferers expect to see a tea tree oil based topical in the future? One of the claimed methods of action of Ivermectin is common to tea tree oil – namely the eradication […]

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Severe rosacea treated with Accutane, Prednisolone, Azithromycin, Mirvaso, and Metrogel

Severe rosacea treated with Accutane, Prednisolone, Azithromycin, Mirvaso, and Metrogel

This paper from Drugs R&D, details an extensive treatment regimen undertaken to deal with a patient with a severe case of rosacea. Click the photo above for a larger view of their symptoms and how they improved over time. Note that only one side of their face was treated with Mirvaso in the hours before […]

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