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What the New Classification System Update Means for Rosacea Patients

Posted: 4/26/2018

The updated diagnostic system encourages more individualized assessment and care.



Decoding Rosacea Research Terms

Posted: 4/18/2018

rosacea research terms

Here’s a guide to some of the key terms that are seen frequently in rosacea research but aren’t necessarily familiar to everyone.



415 Million People Affected by Rosacea Worldwide

Posted: 4/9/2018

Ever wondered how many people in the world have rosacea? Researchers have attempted to determine the global prevalence of this widespread disorder for the first time.

 


Rosacea Awareness Month Marks Strides in Spotting Life-Disruptive Disorder

Posted: 4/2/2018

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.



Here’s How to Take Part in Rosacea Awareness Month

Posted: 3/26/2018

Join the National Rosacea Society this April in sharing information and busting myths about this disease.



Study Finds Potential Link between Hair Loss and Rosacea

Posted: 3/19/2018

woman's hair

While rosacea may make some patients want to tear their proverbial hair out, a recent small study discovered a potential association between the disorder and a form of progressive hair loss in women.



Rosacea Research and Treatment Discussed at AAD

Posted: 3/12/2018

2018 AAD annual meeting in San Diego

Physicians at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting recently discussed new research on rosacea and its treatment.



New Study Suggests More Understanding of Disease Process

Posted: 3/5/2018

A new study suggests a further understanding of the disease process of rosacea in which both the innate immune system and the acquired immune system may play a role in the development of inflammation.



Dermatologist Reflects on 50 Years of Treating Rosacea

Posted: 2/26/2018

2018 AAD annual meeting

“I think whoever gives a talk in 20 years about his or her 50 years of experience will have a lot more to say about specific treatments for rosacea.”



Rosacea Depicted in an Antique Sculpture

Posted: 2/19/2018

rosacea rhinophyma sculpture

Signs of rosacea were preserved hundreds of years ago in a carved and painted detail of one of the world’s most famous altars.



Valentine’s Do’s and Don’ts for Dating with Rosacea

Posted: 2/12/2018

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Dating can be tricky, but dating with rosacea can be a minefield! Here are some tips.



Rosacea Awareness Month to Focus on New Standard Classification

Posted: 2/5/2018

The NRS has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the current understanding of this often life-disruptive condition.

 



Take the Test for Your Rosacea IQ

Posted: 1/29/2018

How much do you know about rosacea? Take this quiz to see.



Facing Rosacea Through Artistic Expression

Posted: 1/22/2018

Few people are aware that Andy Warhol reportedly suffered from medical conditions throughout his life, including facial redness that was attributed to rosacea. 



Twin Study Shows Change in the Facial Microbiome May Impact Rosacea

Posted: 1/15/2018

A recent study in twins found a significant correlation between severity of rosacea and facial bacteria, potentially providing a basis for future research into what causes rosacea and how to treat it.



Survey: Avoiding Dietary Triggers May Reduce Flare-ups

Posted: 1/8/2018

A recent National Rosacea Society survey found that most patients see success avoiding flare-ups by altering their diet.



Tips for Easing Eye Irritation of Rosacea

Posted: 1/2/2018

Here are a few tips to help ease the discomfort and potentially avoid symptoms associated with ocular rosacea.



Share Your Own Rosacea Success Story in 2018

Posted: 12/26/2017

This coming year, resolve to be the next inspiring story to be shared with NRS members!



Holiday Parties: A Recipe for Rosacea Flare-ups?

Posted: 12/11/2017

Here are a few ideas for minimizing the potential for flare-ups this time of year when you want to celebrate and look your best.



New Study Shows Rosacea Associated with Low-Grade Inflammation

Posted: 12/4/2017

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A recent study in Finland adds to mounting evidence that rosacea may be related to underlying systemic inflammation.



Tips to Avoid Dry Skin This Winter

Posted: 11/28/2017

 

The coming of winter may pose difficulties for individuals with rosacea due to dry air — not only outdoors, but also indoors because of heating systems.



New Rosacea Review is Now Online

Posted: 11/20/2017

The latest issue of Rosacea Review is now available online, with details on the 2017 NRS research grants, including studies investigating a range of topics from rosacea’s connection to gastrointestinal diseases to the development of a computer program for the scoring of rosacea redness.



New Study Finds Obesity Associated with Greater Risk of Rosacea in Women

Posted: 11/14/2017

Obesity may be associated with a higher risk of rosacea in women, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.



New NRS Standard Classification and Pathophysiology of Rosacea Introduced

Posted: 11/8/2017

The National Rosacea Society announced today that a new standard classification and pathophysiology of rosacea has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.



Study Investigates Rosacea's Prevalence in Black Skin

Posted: 10/30/2017

A recent study in South Africa attempted to determine the disorder’s prevalence in the darkest skin types and document its signs and symptoms in black patients.