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The Psychosocial Impact of Rosacea: Should Dermatologists Be Concerned?


The erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular forms of rosacea can lead to psychological distress.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Caffeine Consumption and Rosacea Risk: What's the Link?


Participants who responded to a question related to rosacea diagnosis in 2005 were included in the final analysis (N=82,737).

Rosacea Severity Correlates With Severity of Depression Symptoms

By Dermatology Advisor Contributing Writer

Investigators utilized the PHQ-9 questionnaire and rosacea self-assessment tool to examine the relationship between the level of depression and self-assessed rosacea severity scores.

Clinical Improvement in Erythema of Rosacea With Oxymetazoline Therapy


The investigators sought to assess the reduction in persistent erythema on day 1 of therapy, using data derived from 2 pivotal trials of oxymetazoline cream 1.0% for the treatment of persistent facial erythema of rosacea.

Patch Testing Beneficial in Rosacea to Detect Contact Sensitivity


The "European standard series" contains 30 allergens and the "cosmetic series" contains 57 allergens.

Daily Oxymetazoline Cream Effective for Treatment of Persistent Erythema of Rosacea


The current analysis evaluated the proportion of patients who responded to oxymetazoline from day 1 through week 52 and the probability of response between visits.

Botulinum Toxin Mesotherapy for Refractory Rosacea


Management of rosacea can be challenging in light of the persistence of vascular symptoms that may occur following topical and systemic treatments.

Phenotype Approach to Rosacea May Help Improve Diagnosis, Classification


The current analysis identifies challenges to the application of a phenotype approach across clinical practice, epidemiologic research, interventional research, and basic science in the treatment of rosacea.

Dual-Frequency Ultrasound Promising for Treatment-Refractory Rosacea


Additional large-scale, split-face prospective studies are warranted to evaluate the independent efficacy of DFU on rosacea.

Online Forums May Harbor Harmful Information, Untested Treatments for Rosacea


Because of the lack of monitoring and the potential for misplaced trust among patients affected with rosacea, the use of forums may be fraught with detrimental outcomes.

Severe Rosacea Associated With High Out-of-Pocket Treatment Costs


A significant relationship was observed between disease severity and household income, with patients with higher levels of disease severity having lower household incomes.

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