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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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Botulinum Toxin Type A Effective for Treating Rosacea Facial Flushing


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


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

Rosacea Improves With Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Brimonidine Gel


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


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

Alternative Therapies for Rosacea: Seeking Safe Advice for Frustrated Patients


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


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


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?


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.

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