Rosacea News January 2008

Rosacea News January 2008

1. most popular blog posts in 2007

January 2nd, 2008, by Digital Davo, in the news

Looking through my web site statistics I can see that the following Rosacea News items received the most visits during the year. I’m looking forward to 2008 to see what makes the Rosacea News. 1. eucerin redness relief product reviews In 2005 a new range of skin care products from Eucerin (Beiersdorf Inc) called Eucerin Redness Relief was released. …

2. not on your face, it is possible

January 8th, 2008, by Digital Davo, accutane, macrolides, papules & pustules, steroids

One often asked question by newly diagnosed sufferers is `can you get rosacea on areas other than your face’. The usual answer is no; you normally only see rosacea symptoms on the flushing zone areas in the central areas of your face. This paper slightly dispels this idea with a case report about one patient who had rosacea lesions on his arm, and upper chest …

3. AAD Poster Sessions: oxymetazoline

January 16th, 2008, by Digital Davo, in the news, research

The 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology is due to take place in San Antonio, TX, from Feb 1-5. Of most interest to rosacea sufferers is the poster sessions where recently published research and related products are promoted to dermatologists. Based on the proposed poster sessions, the following look interesting. P400: Successful treatment of the erythema and flushing of rosacea using a …

4. NRS announces 2008 research grants

January 17th, 2008, by Digital Davo, research foundation

The NRS has announced four new grants for ongoing research into the knowledge, cause and treatment of rosacea. Dr. Gallo, Dr. Granstein and Dr. Steinhoff have been awarded grants to continue their existing NRS-funded research while Dr. Helfrich has been awarded a grant for new areas of funding. Briefly, (for full details, see the NRS Blog): Dr. Richard Gallo, …

5. 100mg doxycycline no better than oracea

January 18th, 2008, by Digital Davo, doxycycline, oracea

Collagenex is reporting today that Oracea is equally effective as 100mg of doxycycline. This latest press release is a culmination of a trial that we have reported previously – oracea plus metrogel, better than 100mg doxycycline plus metrogel ? and also a 2007 SkinMed paper; maximum effective dose of doxycycline is 40mg a day. The main point of the trial was …

6. Clinique Redness Solutions: user reviews

January 22nd, 2008, by Digital Davo, cleansers, moisturizers, topicals

A new range of products for problem red skin called Clinique Redness Solutions has recently been launched.

The range consists of ; Redness Solutions Urgent Relief Cream is said “rushes soothing relief to upset skin. Quickly calms flare-ups of visible redness, irritation.” Redness Solutions Daily Protective Base SPF 15 is claimed “Protects …

7. Clinique Redness Solutions Ingredients

January 24th, 2008, by Digital Davo, steroids, topicals

A recent Rosacea News post listing the some preliminary user reviews for Clinique Redness Solutions was unclear on whether the Urgent Relief Cream contains cortisone. Well the answer is yes, it does. This would suggest that this product is not suitable for long term use for rosacea sufferers. It is not a surprise that a product that claims up soothe upset skin would …

8. otophyma: rosacea swelling and growth of the ears

January 27th, 2008, by Digital Davo, rhinophyma

Hot on the tails of the recent paper about getting rosacea on areas other than your face comes this paper about rosacea related swelling and growth of the ear. This case report covers a patient who had an enlarged ear which was found to be caused by the same sort of rosacea growth seen in rhinophyma – called lymphedema. An additional suggestion is that …

9. granulomatous variant not a rosacea subtype

January 29th, 2008, by Digital Davo, research

This just published paper is confirm that belief that the granulomatous forms of rosacea are not genuine subtypes in the same ways as the 4 well-know subtypes: ER, PP, PHY and OC (my abbreviations). A one-line summary of this paper is that a group of patients who had tests to show that they had granulomatous rosacea did not have any …

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