Rosacea News December 2008

Rosacea News December 2008

1. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) patent application published

Artist has mentioned in the past that she has been associated with a patent to do with treating rosacea. Her involvement with SkinActives led her to investigate using Epidermal Growth Factor  (EGF) to treat rosacea. The success she experienced led SkinActives to subsequently file a patent. This patent has now reached the application status and can be viewed at the USPTO web site

2. BHA, veinwave, human placenta cream gets plugged by The Times

The UK newspaper The Times has a plug for veinwave, human placenta treatments and beta hydroxy acid for treating rosacea. This article is an update to a previous article also featuring rosacea sufferer Allie Todd. The January 26 article was …

3. Dry Eye Syndrome from Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Sunday Times in Colombo has a recent article devoted to Dry Eye Syndrome titled Looking through a dry lens, an interview with Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. Charith Fonseka from the Eye Hospital in Colombo. "Dry eye syndrome is usually due to a problem with the quantity …

4. MJF and Parkinson’s disease: if only rosacea had such a benefactor

A really interesting piece in the New York Times about how Michael J Fox is the front man for a revolutionary foundation fighting Parkinson’s Disease. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has funded an amazing $125m in research. From Taking Science Personally; What makes the story of the Michael J. Fox Foundation different — nay, what makes …

5. OCuSOFT Lid Scrub Plus kills demodex mites. Really ?

Here is a good example of why not to believe everything you read on the internet. Today the internet news stream has a `release’ titled OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Proven to Kill Demodex Mites. In …

6. treating rhinophyma (large swollen nose) with ER:YAG Laser

Did you know that the first known rhinophyma surgery was performed by Daniel Sennert in 1629 ? Were you also aware that the proven link between rosacea and rhinophyma was established in 1846 ? Rhinophyma and rosacea sure have …


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