Summer 2017

Success Story: My Life with Rosie

By Jenn Adele K., a patient who only recently discovered that she’s been living with rosacea for most of her life.

Avoiding Flare-ups Around the House

We often think of flare-ups occurring due to stress or weather, but they can also spring up in the midst of normal day-to-day activities around the home, according to Dr. Estee Williams, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. 

“As a rule, rosacea skin is sensitive skin,” explained Dr. Williams. “Because rosacea skin is so hyper-reactive, it is tough to predict what will set it off. From the moment you wake up to the time you hit the sack, triggers abound.”

Survey Suggests Summer Afternoons May Be Worst for Rosacea Flare-ups

Forty-four percent of survey respondents said they experienced the most flare-ups with the arrival of summer.

Researchers Discover Missing Links in Rosacea Inflammation

In a new study funded by the National Rosacea Society, medical scientists have connected the dots in the disease process of inflammation in rosacea, identifying a potential pathway for significant advances in the treatment of this widespread disorder affecting more than 16 million Americans.

NRS Marks 25 Years of Service to Patients

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017, and is pleased to report on the considerable ongoing progress made toward fulfilling its mission.

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The National Rosacea Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with rosacea by raising awareness, providing public health information and supporting medical research on this widespread but little-known disorder. The information the Society provides should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace

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