Posted: 04/23/2013

While physical exercise may be a common rosacea trigger, the right changes in routines can reduce the likelihood of a flare-up, according to results of a new patient survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Posted: 04/16/2013

Spring has sprung -- and so have many people's cases of rosacea. Many rosacea patients report that changing seasons are hard on their condition, and spring can often be the most challenging.

Posted: 04/09/2013

According to research reported at the recent American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, rosacea is not rare in individuals with darker skin.

Posted: 04/01/2013

For many individuals with rosacea, every social occasion can feel like a minefield no matter how mild their condition, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society. April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month by the NRS to alert the public to the early warning signs of this chronic and conspicuous facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.

Posted: 03/21/2013

The National Rosacea Society was honored for 20 years of serving the rosacea community at an educational symposium on the disorder during the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in early March. Actress Cynthia Nixon, who suffers from rosacea, introduced Sam Huff, executive director of the NRS.

Posted: 03/14/2013

New information about the causes of eye irritation in rosacea and proper skin care were among the rosacea-related topics presented to dermatologists attending the recent 71st annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Miami Beach.

Posted: 03/07/2013

A new survey by the National Rosacea Society found that while many rosacea patients also have other skin disorders, treatment for those other conditions may also reduce rosacea flare-ups.

Posted: 02/28/2013

Representatives of the National Rosacea Society will be attending the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting March 1-5 in Miami Beach.

Posted: 02/21/2013

In June 2000, health newscaster Christi Meyers at KRTK-TV in Houston reported on rosacea as a condition that is common but little known, but "as Baby Boomers age it's expected to become widespread."

Posted: 02/15/2013

Insensitive questions about facial appearance can be frustrating and embarrassing, but they also serve as opportunities to put people at ease and clear up any misconceptions. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated this coming April as Rosacea Awareness Month to help educate the public on rosacea.

Posted: 02/08/2013

The Winter Rosacea Review is now online. This issue recaps a medical journal article outlining the differences between acne and rosacea and the importance of an accurate diagnosis, as well as a report on care for dry skin among rosacea patients during cold and windy weather.

Posted: 01/31/2013

Acne and rosacea — two of the most widespread dermatological conditions — can share common features, and accurate diagnosis is especially important because antibiotic resistance is a growing concern worldwide, according to Dr. Hilary Baldwin, associate professor of dermatology at the State University of New York-Brooklyn.

Posted: 01/24/2013

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) is now live on social media with its Facebook Page and Twitter account. Follow or friend the Society today to learn about rosacea-related news, receive updates on NRS activities, and become part of the rosacea community.

Posted: 01/17/2013

While cold blustery weather and ever-advancing age can make dry skin a menace for rosacea patients, medical therapy and careful skin care can help manage and control this problem.

Posted: 01/10/2013

Researchers have found that while instances of blushing were similar in all individuals, those with rosacea were more aware of and embarrassed by blushing than those without the disorder.

Posted: 01/02/2013

In 2001, "Good Day Tampa Bay" reported on rosacea and how its effects can impact "not only your looks, but your livelihood."

Posted: 12/17/2012

The holidays can be an especially difficult time of year for rosacea sufferers. So many common triggers for flare-ups -- cold and windy weather, indoor heat, hot beverages, emotional stress, alcohol and spicy foods -- are hallmarks of the season, they can be difficult to avoid. Here are some useful tips to help keep rosacea symptoms at bay.

Posted: 12/06/2012

Allegations that Santa Claus’ red nose and cheeks were due to drinking too much spiked eggnog were laid to rest today when the negative results of a blood alcohol test were released. His test did, however, register unusually high levels of gingerbread and hot chocolate, officials reported.

Posted: 11/29/2012

The National Rosacea Society announced that it has awarded funding to five new studies as part of its research grants program to increase knowledge and understanding of the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea.

Posted: 11/19/2012

Welcome to the new rosacea.org! The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has updated both the design of our website and the technology powering it to be of greater service to you.


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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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