Rosacea

Rosacea Associated With a Variety of Psychiatric Disorders

Rosacea Associated With a Variety of Psychiatric Disorders

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Patients with rosacea tended to have more coexisting psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, depression, phobic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Gut-Face Connection in Rosacea: Exploring the Role of <i>H pylori</i>

The Gut-Face Connection in Rosacea: Exploring the Role of H pylori

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Emerging evidence points to a potential link between H pylori infection and skin diseases including rosacea.

Oxymetazoline Reduces Facial Erythema in Moderate to Severe Rosacea

Oxymetazoline Reduces Facial Erythema in Moderate to Severe Rosacea

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The proportion of participants achieving the primary efficacy endpoint was significantly greater in the oxymetazoline group vs the vehicle group in both trial 1 and trial 2.

Botulinum Toxin Type A Effective for Treating Rosacea Facial Flushing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Rosacea Severity Correlates With Severity of Depression Symptoms

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

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.

Patch Testing Beneficial in Rosacea to Detect Contact Sensitivity

Patch Testing Beneficial in Rosacea to Detect Contact Sensitivity

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

The Association Between Skin Diseases and Metabolic Syndrome

The Association Between Skin Diseases and Metabolic Syndrome

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Investigators examine the association between various skin conditions and metabolic syndrome.

Daily Oxymetazoline Cream Effective for Treatment of Persistent Erythema of Rosacea

Daily Oxymetazoline Cream Effective for Treatment of Persistent Erythema of Rosacea

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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

Botulinum Toxin Mesotherapy for Refractory Rosacea

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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

Phenotype Approach to Rosacea May Help Improve Diagnosis, Classification

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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

Dual-Frequency Ultrasound Promising for Treatment-Refractory Rosacea

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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

Online Forums May Harbor Harmful Information, Untested Treatments for Rosacea

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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.

Topical and Systemic Treatments for Rosacea-Associated Erythema: Weighing Your Options

Topical and Systemic Treatments for Rosacea-Associated Erythema: Weighing Your Options

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With limited treatment options available for the medical management of facial erythema, telangiectases, and flushing associated with rosacea, the investigators sought to review the various topical and systemic treatments currently in use to help facilitate decision making in clinical practice.

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

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

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

The Psychosocial Impact of Rosacea: Should Dermatologists Be Concerned?

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.

Fewer Gastrointestinal Issues in Rosacea Treated With Subantimicrobial vs Conventional Doxycycline

Fewer Gastrointestinal Issues in Rosacea Treated With Subantimicrobial vs Conventional Doxycycline

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In a subpopulation analysis of 10,949 patients that excluded patients with documented GID in the year prior to initiating doxycycline, patients taking SD-doxycycline were significantly less likely than patients taking CD-doxycycline to experience new-onset GID.

Rosacea Has Significant Effects on Emotional, Social Well-Being

Rosacea Has Significant Effects on Emotional, Social Well-Being

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In both the ETR and PPR groups, Rosacea-Specific Quality-of-Life total and domain scores showed a negative impact associated with rosacea.

Newly Designed Pulsed-Dye Laser Found Effective for Rosacea

Newly Designed Pulsed-Dye Laser Found Effective for Rosacea

Researchers investigated a pulsed-dye laser using a 15-mm diameter beam for treatment of rosacea among 20 patients.

Treating Rosacea: Unique Clinical Characteristics Inform Treatment

Treating Rosacea: Unique Clinical Characteristics Inform Treatment

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Current reviews suggest that limited outcomes to individual therapies point to the need for new treatments that target underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms.

Once-Daily Topical Treatment Effective for Rosacea-Associated Facial Erythema

Once-Daily Topical Treatment Effective for Rosacea-Associated Facial Erythema

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Overall, the proportions of participants who attained the primary end point were significantly higher with oxymetazoline once-daily doses vs twice-daily doses.

Metabolic Syndrome and Skin Disorders: Association Is More Than Skin Deep

Metabolic Syndrome and Skin Disorders: Association Is More Than Skin Deep

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Knowing that certain characteristics increase the risk for dermatology patients who may have metabolic syndrome will enable clinicians to identify patients who may have specific cardiovascular risks.

Disease Severity, Demographics Play Important Role in Rosacea Management

Disease Severity, Demographics Play Important Role in Rosacea Management

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Self-assessment severity scores were significantly higher in participants age <60 compared with participants age ≥60.

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