So RHOFADE has been approved by the FDA and will be available in the United States from May 2017. What does the published trial data suggest about the likelihood of RHOFADE being a winning treatment for your red face?Two clinical trials comparing RHOFADE to an inactive gel produced similar results, so rosacea sufferers can have some confidence that the level of success of their usage of RHOFADE will match this data.
What does `RHOFADE works’ mean ?
An easily measurable criteria is needed so that all trial participants can give a clear indication of whether RHOFADE worked for them or not. For the 2 clinical trials referenced, in order to decide that the product was working, trialists needed to see a 2-grade improvement in their redness. This improvement was seen in both the clinician’s and the subject’s assessment of their facial redness.
Will RHOFADE work for me?
Going on the published clinical data, basically one in 6 or 7 users of RHOFADE will have a 2-grade improvement in their facial redness, typically for 12 hours, and continuing for 29 once-daily uses.
What is a 2-grade Erythema Reduction?
The Clincian’s Erythema Assessment (CEA) is a 5 grade assessment that is generally considered a reliable instrument for the redness of rosacea. The 5 grades are ;
- 0 = none,
- 1 = mild,
- 2 = moderate,
- 3 = significant,
- 4 = severe
So you can see that your facial redness should have a significant improvement to move up 2 grades on the CEA scale.
Are you convinced?
What do you think, are you willing to give RHOFADE a try?