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The Psychosocial Impact of Rosacea: Should Dermatologists Be Concerned?

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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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Botulinum Toxin Type A Effective for Treating Rosacea Facial Flushing

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Investigators examined many topical and systemic treatment options available to manage facial erythema and flushing linked with rosacea.

Skeletal Muscle Mass May Be Protective Against Rosacea Severity

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Investigators examined a link between rosacea severity and relative skeletal muscle mass.

Rosacea Improves With Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Brimonidine Gel

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Researchers analyzed the effect of brimonidine in vitro, in vivo, and in a randomized exploratory trial and found that brimonidine reduces inflammation and erythema in rosacea by affecting the processes of neurogenic activation and neutrophil recruitment.

Rosacea Linked to Serum Vitamin D Levels, Polymorphisms in Vitamin D Receptors

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Participants with rosacea showed higher 25(OH)D3 levels than the healthy controls.

Alternative Therapies for Rosacea: Seeking Safe Advice for Frustrated Patients

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The most commonly cited nonprescription therapeutics include natural treatments, complementary and alternative medicine, and homeopathic treatments.

Discreet Follicular Scales, Scalp Symptoms Valuable to Rosacea, Demodicosis Diagnosis

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The investigators sought to characterize the diagnostic importance of nonspecific symptoms that are less frequently associated with papulopustular rosacea and demodicosis.

Topical Tranexamic Acid Cost Effective Treatment for Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea

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The use of topical tranexamic acid solution is a new and promising low-cost treatment option for patients with erythematotelangiectatic rosacea.

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

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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

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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

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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.

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