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Spring Rosacea Review Now Online

Posted: 5/21/2015

Spring is finally here and so is the latest Rosacea Review newsletter featuring results of the newest patient survey, tips for going to a day spa and answers to common patient questions. 



Protect Against Spring Flare-ups this Gardening Season

Posted: 5/18/2015

Springtime can mean flare-ups for many rosacea sufferers, especially with more time spent outdoors. Protect yourself against the sun, heat and wind with these easy tips.



When Should You See a Doctor?

Posted: 5/11/2015

While rosacea symptoms can be subtle or complex, and our new "When to See a Doctor" page provides information on spotting the early warning signs of rosacea that can tell you it’s time to seek professional diagnosis and appropriate therapy.



Patient Success Story: Newspaper Ad for Study Brings Relief

Posted: 5/4/2015

A newspaper ad led to diagnosis and relief for this patient who didn't even know she had rosacea. 



New Study Discovers Genetic Variants May Be Linked to Rosacea

Posted: 4/28/2015

As a major step in finding the causes of rosacea, researchers hone in on a possible genetic connection in this NRS-funded study.



Physicians Discuss Treatments and Concerns at AAD

Posted: 4/20/2015

Rosacea was the subject of numerous scientific sessions at the recent American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Francisco.



Experts Join Forces for Inaugural Global Rosacea Awareness Month

Posted: 4/9/2015

Leading rosacea experts join forces for inaugural Global Rosacea Awareness Month to help drive awareness and extend support for the 40 million people affected by rosacea worldwide



3 Things You Can Do During Rosacea Awareness Month

Posted: 4/6/2015

Here are three easy things you can do to take part in Rosacea Awareness Month.



Rosacea Awareness Month Focuses on Potential Causes

Posted: 4/1/2015

Rosacea Awareness Month highlights advances in understanding of potential causes of this widespread but poorly understood facial disorder.



Deadline Nears for 2015 Research Grants

Posted: 3/26/2015

New study proposals are now being accepted as part of the 2015 NRS Research Grants program to support advances in the treatment and potential prevention or cure of rosacea.



Tips for Finding a Rosacea-Friendly Spa

Posted: 3/16/2015

Just because you have rosacea doesn’t mean you have to avoid the tranquility and benefits of visiting a spa. Read up on how to avoid a flare-up and make your experience more enjoyable.



Red Carpet, Red Face: Celebrities Talk About Their Rosacea

Posted: 3/9/2015

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The Oscars and Grammys may be over, but the end of the red carpet season may not mean the end of redness as a potential issue for these celebrities who have been open with the public about their rosacea.



Some Easy Tips for Identifying Your Rosacea Triggers

Posted: 3/2/2015

Avoiding individual triggers can be a big key to successful rosacea management. Are you tracking yours? Here are three easy ways.



Knowledge of Demodex & Rosacea 'Tip of the Iceberg'?

Posted: 2/26/2015

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What is now known about Demodex and rosacea may only be the tip of the iceberg. A new study has found unexpected diversity in the bacteria living in and on the mites, as well as differences in which species are more associated with different subtypes of rosacea.



Genetics May Be Only Part of the Picture

Posted: 2/16/2015

Can rosacea be inherited? It's one of the most common questions rosacea patients ask.



The Look of Love: Some Tips for Dating with Rosacea

Posted: 2/9/2015

The date is set, reservations have been made and then, unexpectedly, a rosacea flare-up hits on the day of your anticipated date. While this might be a horror for many rosacea patients, there are ways to make it easier.



Identical Twins May Be Key to Unlocking Rosacea Mystery

Posted: 2/2/2015

A previous twins study suggested a possible genetic component to rosacea. Researchers are now returning to twins in a new study to determine what effect facial microbiomes might play in the disorder.



New Study Reveals Scope of Demodex Mites and Rosacea

Posted: 1/26/2015

Among other insights, a new study found that Demodex mites -- microorganisms that may be involved in the disease process of rosacea -- may be more prevalent than once believed.



Ocular Rosacea: What Your Eyes May Be Trying to Tell You

Posted: 1/20/2015

“The eyes are the window to your soul,” said William Shakespeare, and they may also be a clue for helping doctors diagnose rosacea‬, particularly ocular rosacea.



Fight the Cold with These Winter Tips

Posted: 1/9/2015

Carol Haney and Bob Fosse popularized “steam heat” in the 1950s musical Pajama Game, but for many rosacea patients, indoor steam heat may be nothing to sing and dance about. Here are some tips for managing rosacea during this challenging time of the year.



Start the New Year with Rosacea Resolutions

Posted: 1/5/2015

The start of a new year marks a natural time to make plans for the months ahead. Here are some tips on starting the new year right.



Novel Treatment Soolantra® (ivermectin) Cream, 1%, Now Approved

Posted: 12/23/2014

Novel Treatment Soolantra® (ivermectin) Cream, 1%, Now Approved to Help Reduce the Skin Inflammation of Rosacea



“I Think I May Have Rosacea” – A Young Woman’s Journey

Posted: 12/15/2014

It wasn’t until this young woman moved from sunny Florida to wintery New York that she started noticing changes in her skin -- red cheeks, a red nose and small bumps. Could she have rosacea?



Holiday Recipes to Keep Rosacea at Bay

Posted: 12/8/2014

Many traditional holiday recipes can also be rosacea tripwires. Check out these rosacea-friendly substitutions for your next party menu.



Learn More About Demodex and the Ecology of Your Face

Posted: 12/4/2014

A new page on rosacea.org sheds light on the microscopic skin mite Demodex folliculorum, its role in human skin and its potential relationship with rosacea. A diverse community of microorganisms live on our skin and within our body, making up the "human microbiome."