BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 11, 2020) — New developments in rosacea call for dermatologists to place greater emphasis on addressing persistent facial erythema, according to experts at a recent National Rosacea Society (NRS) roundtable to provide an update on this key aspect of the disorder, based on the new standard classification system, recent burden-of-illness study results, new standard management options and significant advances in medical therapy and patient care.
Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights New Treatment Options for Life-Disruptive Disorder Affecting 16 Million Americans
CHICAGO (April 1, 2020) – Increased medical understanding has led to significant advances in the control of rosacea, allowing many of those who suffer from this chronic red-faced disorder to live free of its conspicuous and embarrassing symptoms for the first time.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 19, 2020) — A new generation of therapies has resulted in dramatic advances in the management of rosacea, allowing many of the estimated 16 million Americans who suffer from this chronic disorder to live free of its often life-disruptive signs and symptoms. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the current understanding of this complex condition, urging those who believe they may have rosacea to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and appropriate therapy.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (August 14, 2019) — The National Rosacea Society has introduced an innovative public service booklet called “Recognizing Redness” to help rosacea sufferers assess facial redness, the primary diagnostic feature of this chronic facial skin disorder that affects more than 16 million Americans. The booklet includes a redness register to allow patients to gauge relative redness before and after flare-ups or treatment.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (June 3, 2019) — A recent National Rosacea Society (NRS) survey found that highly successful medical treatment for rosacea often has a major positive impact on patients’ lives.
In the survey of 1,044 rosacea patients, around 76 percent of all respondents saw at least some improvement in their skin after receiving treatment. Among those patients, 40 percent said that treatment had improved their psychological well-being, 35 percent said their social well-being had improved, and 31 percent saw improvement in their occupational well-being.
Best Way to Hide Rosacea? With Clear Skin. Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Benefits of Medical Therapy
CHICAGO (April 1, 2019) – 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.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 11, 2019) – Although a cure for rosacea has yet to be discovered, advances in medical therapy have made it increasingly possible for those who suffer from this chronic disorder to achieve clear skin. At the same time, recent surveys have shown just how important this attainable goal is to patients’ physical and mental well-being.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (December 6, 2018) — The National Rosacea Society (NRS) announced today that new grants are available in 2019 to support research into potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea that may lead to improvements in its management, prevention or potential cure.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (July 11, 2018) — How many people in the world have rosacea? Researchers have attempted for the first time to determine the global prevalence of this widespread facial skin disorder, and the answer is estimated to be 415 million.
Rosacea Awareness Month Marks New Strides in Spotting Life-Disruptive Disorder Now Affecting 16 Million Americans
CHICAGO (April 2, 2018) – Facial redness that doesn’t go away? Inexplicable bumps and pimples? Irritated eyes? All are signs of rosacea, a potentially serious disorder that can now be diagnosed with more precision than ever before. April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on this often life-disruptive condition now affecting more than 16 million Americans – and most of them don’t know it.
Rosacea Awareness Month to Highlight New Standard Classification and Pathophysiology of This Widely Misunderstood Disorder
BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 1, 2018) – When the National Rosacea Society (NRS) published the first standard classification of rosacea 15 years ago, it ushered in an unprecedented era of research into the disease process of this widespread chronic disorder of the facial skin – and now the first update has been published based on these dramatic advances in scientific knowledge.1 The NRS has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the current understanding of this often life-disruptive condition estimated to affect more than 16 millio
BARRINGTON, Illinois (November 8, 2017) – The National Rosacea Society (NRS) announced today that a new standard classification and pathophysiology of rosacea has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.1 Developed by a consensus committee and review panel of 28 rosacea experts worldwide, the updated system is based on the substantial advances in the understanding of rosacea gained through scientific investigations over the last 15 years.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (October 16, 2017) — The National Rosacea Society (NRS) announced it has awarded funding for three new studies, in addition to continuing support for three ongoing studies, as part of its research grants program to increase knowledge and understanding of the causes and other key aspects of rosacea that may lead to improvements in its management, prevention or potential cure.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (August 10, 2017) — In a new study funded by the National Rosacea Society (NRS), medical scientists have connected the dots in the disease process of inflammation in rosacea, identifying a potential pathway for significant advances in the treatment of this widespread disorder affecting more than 16 million Americans.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (July 11, 2017) -- What might often be mistaken for a persistent sunburn may actually be rosacea, a widespread facial skin disorder now estimated by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) to affect more than 16 million Americans. Unfortunately, without medical treatment it often grows increasingly more severe and intrusive on daily life.
New Revelations For Redness: Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Warning Signs of Increased Health Risks
CHICAGO (April 3, 2017) -- Is your face trying to tell you something? Although new medical research has discovered the red-faced appearance of rosacea may serve as a potential signal for serious but less visible illnesses, only a small fraction of those suffering from this widespread, often embarrassing disorder are currently being treated.
BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 2, 2017) – While new research has tied rosacea to increased risk of a growing number of potentially serious illnesses – including cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, certain types of cancer and more – only a small fraction of the estimated 16 million Americans suffering from this chronic inflammatory skin disorder are currently receiving medical treatment.