A new advance in the understanding of mast cells, located at the interface between the nervous and vascular systems, in the development of rosacea is at the center of a recent study funded by a National Rosacea Society research grant and conducted by a team led by Dr. Anna Di Nardo, professor of medicine at the University of California-San Diego.
“I want to ask the question, who on earth wants to be nearly clear if they can be clear?” asked Dr. Hilary Baldwin, associate professor of dermatology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, at the start of a presentation on the importance of achieving full remission in rosacea at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in March.
Rosacea can be a vicious cycle. The more you worry about its dreaded appearance, the likelier the stress may cause it to come crashing in at the worst possible time, showing up in the most conspicuous and embarrassing place—the face—as a redness that won’t go away, often with unsightly bumps and pimples. Fortunately today, rosacea sufferers have more reason than ever to be optimistic.
During a scientific session at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in Washington, DC earlier this month, Dr. Yolanda Helfrich, associate professor of dermatology at the University of Michigan, provided an overview of current treatment options for rosacea, and offered recommendations to physicians to keep in mind when evaluating a rosacea patient for the first time.
We all know many rosacea patients are affected by alcohol, but what about the alcohol hiding in your medicine cabinet? When you read the ingredient label on the back of a skincare product, you may discover multiple varieties of alcohol listed. Each of these can serve a different purpose, which may or may not be problematic for rosacea skin.
If you made a new year’s resolution to get more exercise, you’ll be happy to know that lifting weights may positively affect the appearance of your skin too!
Because rosacea skin can be so sensitive, it’s important to know what’s in those products and avoid ingredients and products that could cause a flare-up.
Winter may seem to pose fewer risks for your sensitive skin, but don’t let the cold temperatures, winter sun, blustery winds and dry air catch up to you and cause a flare-up.
A recent medical article reviewed epidemiological studies of rosacea in people of color and offered tips on how to better recognize its signs and symptoms in darker skin.
You may have gotten your eyebrows from your great uncle, your sense of humor from your grandma, and your rosacea from your parents, according to a recent NRS survey.
The holidays are a time for family gatherings and celebrations, but for many people dealing with both rosacea and depression, it can be the most difficult time of year.
Researchers found that the more caffeinated coffee women drank, the lower their risk was for developing rosacea.
Over the course of nearly two decades the National Rosacea Society (NRS) awarded more than $1.5 million in research grants, fostering dramatic strides in the understanding of rosacea.
Autumn is in the air! And it may be giving you a rosacea flare-up.
A recent study found a high rate of contact allergies in rosacea patients, and may help make it easier to read ingredient labels to determine which products to avoid.
Weekend cookouts can be a ton of fun, but for those with rosacea, they may require a little extra planning.
A recent Taiwanese study found that rosacea patients may be at higher risk of chronic kidney disease.
There may be a logical explanation for why certain foods cause rosacea symptoms to flare, according to an expert on skin and diet.
While many patients are getting the information they need, there’s still room for improvement — from both physicians and patients.
A recent study has pinpointed seven genomic regions potentially associated with rosacea symptom severity.
With a little care, some of this summer’s trendiest sweets can be rosacea-proofed.
Persistent facial redness and bumps and pimples were the most common signs and symptoms of rosacea among those online.
A professional photographer shares her top photography tips for rosacea patients.