Spring 2015

Twin Study Awarded New NRS Grant

The National Rosacea Society announced that it has awarded funding for an additional study as part of its research grants program.

Tips for Visiting a Salon or Day Spa

Especially when under stress, a day of pampering at the salon or day spa can be a good way to relax and unwind. But if the itinerary includes a facial, it is important to take steps to ensure a positive experience.

•  Call ahead. Do a little research and find out if the salon or spa you are considering has licensed aestheticians who have worked with patients with skin conditions such as rosacea.

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New Survey Shows a Variety of Professionals First to Note Rosacea

As professionals across the entire health care community have become more aware of the signs and symptoms of rosacea, patients are increasingly alerted to the possibility that they might have rosacea by a professional other than a dermatologist, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Q&A: Shaving and Facial Edema

Q. My husband was recently diagnosed with rosacea and wants to know if he can shave or what is the result of shaving?

What Your Eyes May Be Telling You

For many people, eye irritation isn’t just a symptom of allergy season. It is ocular rosacea, a subtype of the disorder that can potentially be very serious if allowed to become severe.

Rosacea Awareness Month Focuses on Potential Causes

April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) to educate the public on the warning signs of this chronic but treatable facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Newspaper Ad Brings Relief for Utah Woman

Cheryl Cope had never heard of rosacea when she saw a quarter-page ad in her local newspaper seeking participants for a clinical trial more than a decade ago, but she knew her symptoms matched those described in the ad. The retired advertising agency owner from Utah, now 73 years old, decided to answer the call to test a new product designed to treat those symptoms.

Contest Seeks Selfies From Rosacea Patients

The National Rosacea Society is getting behind a national contest called Break Up With Your Makeup, which is designed to educate the public about the signs and symptoms of rosacea and how to proactively manage the skin condition. Rosacea patients are encouraged to submit a no-makeup selfie (a close-up photograph of the face) to show others how they stay confident even when they are suffering a flare-up. The winner will receive a trip for two to the 2015 New York Film Festival.

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