Rosacea Review - Newsletter of the National Rosacea SocietyRosacea Review - Newsletter of the National Rosacea Society

Published by the National Rosacea Society.
Editor: Dr. Lynn Drake, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School.
Managing Editor: Andrew Huff.

Rosacea Review is a newsletter published by the National Rosacea Society for people with rosacea. The newsletter covers information pertaining to the disease and its control, including news on research, results of patient surveys, success stories, lifestyle and environmental factors, and tips on managing its signs and symptoms. To receive Rosacea Review by mail, please join the NRS. You can also sign up to receive the newsletter by email.

Fall 2020

Survey Shows Most Patients are Satisfied with Therapy, But More Awareness of Treatment Options is Needed

A recent National Rosacea Society (NRS) survey found that most rosacea patients were satisfied with the oral and topical prescription therapies they are using, but that individuals 60 and over were more likely to use older treatments, rather than newer products that may more effectively target specific signs and symptoms.

Success Story: A Blogger Decides to Go Makeup-Free

Video blogger and mother of three Kristin Moras had a particularly tumultuous start to 2020. The coronavirus pandemic meant that in early spring she suddenly found herself homeschooling her two sons while pregnant with her third child. Not only were the stress and pregnancy hormones causing her skin to flare, but she wasn’t able to take her prescribed medications for rosacea because of her pregnancy.

“I just hit a breaking point,” Moras explained. “I texted a client to say I couldn’t meet her because my skin was so bad.”

Tips for Video Calls with a Flare-Up

With in-person events canceled and many people working from home due to the pandemic, video calls have become more common in our lives than ever before. This can be particularly challenging for those dealing with a flare-up of rosacea signs and symptoms. Here are a few tips for making this challenging social circumstance nothing more than simply routine.

Google Search Analysis Maps Interest in Rosacea Comorbidities

In recent years a number of studies have been published investigating rosacea comorbidity, the simultaneous occurrence of rosacea and other diseases, such as gastrointestinal diseases or cancer. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine set out to determine if any correlation could be found between public interest in rosacea and its many comorbid conditions.

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