Rosacea on Television: Letterman's Top Ten

Posted: 09/11/2012

As part of the mission of the National Rosacea Society (NRS) to increase awareness, rosacea has been featured on television countless times over the years on local and national news programs as well as entertainment shows. We thought it would be fun and informative to share some of these historical video clips from our archives.

David Letterman read an unusual Top Ten list on the Feb. 3, 1999 episode of "The Late Show": "Divas or Presidential Skin Conditions." Rosacea is, of course, on the list as President Bill Clinton's doctors had revealed his rosacea. Rosacea comes in at number eight on the list, which is topped off with a tie between Sheryl Crow and crow's feet. (Sorry if that's a spoiler for you!)

Emotional stress due to issues at work or at home can be a major cause of rosacea flare-ups. As was noted in the "Inside Edition" clip, the impeachment proceedings gave President Clinton plenty to be stressed about. If stress is a factor affecting your rosacea, incorporating stress reduction techniques into your daily routine is an excellent way of reducing flare-ups.


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