rosacea

Alternative therapies hold promise for rosaceaSome unconventional therapies for rosacea get to the root of the problem, with apparent positive impacts on inflammation, skin barrier dysfunction and vascular function.
Green tea shows promise in skin treatmentResearch reveals a fascinating story with an amazing dichotomy.
Rosacea patients confused and worriedResearchers analyzed messages in an online forum to understand the most vexing issues facing rosacea patients. They found tremendous confusion around available therapeutics.
What’s all the craze about demodex?
What’s all the craze about demodex?While many eyecare practitioners (ECPs) are just now learning about Demodex infestation of the eyelids and adnexa, the fact is that this condition has been around for as long as mankind. The entomologists Johannsen and Riley from Cornell University first described the species in detail anatomically as early as 1915, but it wasn’t until the 1960s that clinical reports of demodex-related blepharitis began to emerge in the literature.
Exploring ocular demodicosis in chronic blepharitisBy knowing the signs and symptoms of Demodex, ophthalmologists can better diagnose and offer treatments for blepharitis.
Ivermectin 1% cream extends rosacea remissionResults of a relapse study indicate that patients with moderate-to-severe papulopustular rosacea experienced longer remission when treated with once-daily ivermectin 1% cream compared with initial treatment with twice daily metronidazole 0.75% cream.
Latest FDA dermatology drug approvalsPromius Pharma, the U.S. subsidiary of Hyderabad, India-based Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, announced FDA news on two of the company’s dermatology drugs. learn more
New products expand drug and device categoriesThe therapeutic armamentarium for dermatologic diseases continues to expand with the approval of several new products in 2015, and there appear to be more promising treatments on the horizon.
Antibiotic resistance mattersAntibiotic resistances are on the rise and as such, it behooves dermatologists to use antibiotics only when necessary and in combination with topical agents wherever possible in order to help stop this alarming trend.
Rosacea treatment shifts focusClinicians now have a better understanding of rosacea from its potential pathogeneses to the systemic diseases associated with the condition. Learn more