Rosacea News October 2007

Rosacea News October 2007

1. the best moisturisers with sunscreen

I love CHOICE Magazine in Australia. They do great reviews, always concentrating on practical outcomes. A recent report dealt with moisturisers (yes we spell them with an “s”) on the Australian market that also contain sunscreen. For those that want both the protection offered by a sunscreen and a good moisturizer, this report is for you.

2. ivermectin clears untreatable rosacea

In this case report of one patient, the papules and pustules of rosacea were difficult to treat until oral ivermectin was included in the treatment regime. This 2007 paper is similar to a 2002 paper, Treatment of rosacea-like demodicidosis with oral ivermectin and topical permethrin cream. The 2002 paper is also a case report of a single patient with recalcitrant symptoms

3. spotlight on rosacure (synchrorose) silymarin + MSM, user reviews

Rosacure has been around for a while and is easily available, but it seems that only a few rosacea-support members rave about it. The products genesis and marketing are  good, so lets look at some of the available background information and product reviews.

4. measuring ocular rosacea severity

The National Rosacea Society has today posted a blog item about some new research into wanting to quantify the severity of ocular rosacea symptoms. From Scoring Aids Eye Research The new questionnaire, called the Severity Criteria of Ocular Rosacea (SCOR), includes more than 25 signs and symptoms of ocular rosacea observed by both physician and patient, including eye dryness, tearing and burning; history …

5. tinted moisturizers, ever tried them ?

A great thread has been started at the Rosacea Support Forum on tinted moisturizers. The poster mimicocolulu has been writing some great posts lately. Here, in the new Makeup and Cover Up forum, she gives us the low down on how tinted moisturizers can work well for rosacea sufferers.


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