New standard management options for rosacea were recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.1 Developed by a consensus committee and review panel of 27 rosacea experts worldwide, the updated guidelines are intended to provide a comprehensive summary of treatment options for the respective signs and symptoms, also known as phenotypes, identified in the recently updated standard classification of rosacea, allowing physicians to tailor therapy for each individual case to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Published by the National Rosacea Society.
Editor: Dr. Lynn Drake, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School.
Managing Editor: Andrew Huff.
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New developments in rosacea call for dermatologists to place greater emphasis on addressing persistent facial redness (erythema), according to experts at a recent National Rosacea Society (NRS) roundtable to provide an update on this key aspect of the disorder. The roundtable participants discussed the new standard classification system,1 recent burden-of-illness study results, new standard management options and significant advances in medical therapy and patient care.
A recent NRS survey revealed that most rosacea patients are impacted psychologically by the disease and its effect on their appearance, but treatment may lessen rosacea’s negative effects.
Walking and hiking are great ways to exercise and enjoy the best that nature has to offer this summer. Before burning some sneaker rubber, consider these tips for reducing the rosacea triggers that might cross your path:
A recent NRS-funded study found that a computer-assisted analysis tool may improve the visual assessment practices that dermatologists use to evaluate rosacea.1 This initial research increases the possibility that doctors and rosacea sufferers may one day have access to technology that is less subjective and variable than today’s most common diagnostic methods.