Understanding Rosacea

Incorporating the New Standard Diagnostic Criteria


This booklet incorporates the new Standard Classification of Rosacea, developed by a consensus committee and review panel of 17 rosacea experts worldwide, and published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, April 2002.

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National Rosacea Society
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Barrington, IL 60010

Our Mission

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

consultation with a qualified physician. The Society does not evaluate, endorse or recommend any particular medications, products, equipment or treatments. Rosacea may vary substantially from one patient to another, and treatment must be tailored by a physician for each individual case. For more information, visit About Us.