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New Studies Discuss Significance of Demodex in Care of Rosacea

SAN FRANCISCO (July 30, 2015) – As research continues to reveal the many ways the human microbiome may affect human health, the potential role of Demodex mites in rosacea has come into sharper focus with new technology and may point to new approaches in patient care, according to experts at a roundtable on the clinical implications of Demodex in rosacea during the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

"I Wondered What People Were Thinking"

Patty couldn't imagine there might be a medical reason for her red puffy nose. She did think it was strange, however, that the redness seemed to appear after drinking coffee.

A bank officer, Patty started noticing the redness after her morning coffee break. "My colleagues started making comments," she said. "I was concerned because in my position, I was constantly before the public."

Lifestyle Tips Help Keep Rosacea at Bay

While sipping hot coffee, running laps or a day at the beach may cause the average person to flush harmlessly, such innocuous deeds can wreak havoc on the face of a rosacea sufferer. Because rosacea is characterized by flare-ups and remissions as it grows increasingly more severe, sufferers of this conspicuous and embarrassing disorder are advised to identify and avoid those factors that seem to aggravate their individual conditions.

Rosacea Risk Factors Answer "Why Me?"

"Why me?" is a question many ask when they find themselves with the embarrassing effects of rosacea -- which may include facial redness, visible blood vessels, bumps, pimples, eye irritation and other symptoms if left untreated. While rosacea can strike all segments of the population, surveys by the National Rosacea Society have revealed a profile of those most at risk for this conspicuous and increasingly common condition:

Rosacea Awareness Month To Focus On Potential Causes Of Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 4, 2015) – While researchers continue to make progress in understanding the disease process of rosacea, lack of public awareness of the disorder remains a stumbling block to its control. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the warning signs of this chronic and widespread facial condition now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Rosacea Awareness Month to Focus on Psychosocial Impact of Rosacea

BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 3, 2014) – Rosacea's effect on quality of life can be devastating even when the physical symptoms are relatively mild, according to recent patient survey data. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the impact of this chronic and widespread facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Where is Rosacea Worst? New Map Shows Geographic Prevalence

BARRINGTON, Illinois (September 4, 2013) – Residents of New England appear to suffer the highest incidence of rosacea in the United States, while those in Hawaii may be affected the least, according to a geographic analysis of National Rosacea Society (NRS) membership data.  This conspicuous, red-faced disorder is now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Red Alert: Rosacea Harbors Social Minefield for More Than 16 Million Americans

CHICAGO (April 1, 2013) – For many individuals with rosacea, every social occasion can feel like a minefield no matter how mild their condition, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society (NRS). April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month by the NRS to alert the public to the early warning signs of this chronic and conspicuous facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Red Alert: Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Social Impact and Warning Signs of Rosacea

BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 1, 2013) – For individuals with rosacea, every social occasion can feel like a minefield, no matter how mild their condition. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to alert the public to the early warning signs of this chronic and conspicuous facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Santa May Suffer from Rosacea, Doctor Advises Lifestyle Changes

NORTH POLE (December 5, 2012) – Allegations that Santa Claus’ red nose and cheeks were due to drinking too much spiked eggnog were laid to rest today when the negative results of a blood alcohol test were released. “There was no alcohol in his blood,” stated the medical examiner. His test did, however, register unusually high levels of gingerbread and hot chocolate, officials reported.