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New Study Examines Differences Between Rosacea and Acne

Rosacea and Acne

While acne and the bumps and pimples of subtype 2 (papulopustular) rosacea may seem similar at first glance, other signs and symptoms make it clear just how different these conditions are. A study published in the Pakistani Journal of Medical Science found that papulopustular rosacea patients were more than three …

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Topical Tretinoin resolves inflammatory symptoms in rosacea


Key clinical point: Topical tretinoin may be useful in treating erythema and the inflammatory symptoms of rosacea. Major finding: More than 80% of patients with rosacea had complete or excellent resolution of papules and pustules with topical tretinoin 0.05%. Data source: A retrospective study of 25 patients with mild to …

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Rosacea Risk Persists Among Former Smokers

Rosacea smoking

The risk of rosacea was significantly increased within 3 to 9 years since smoking cessation, and the significant association persisted among past smokers who had quit for >30 years, a recent study found. In order to determine the association between smoking and risk of incident rosacea, researchers included 95,809 women …

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Avoiding Allergens Could Mean Avoiding Rosacea Flare-ups

Allergy Rosacea

Spring is finally here! Lush greenery returns, flowers begin to bloom and everyone is clamoring to get back outside. However, with the changing season comes a rush of unwanted allergies. Allergies and allergic reactions, both airborne and food-related, are often discussed in conjunction with rosacea. Allergies may cause a reaction …

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White wine, liquor may raise women’s risk of rosacea

White Wine rosacea

As the weekend approaches, many of us will be looking forward to a drink or two with friends. According to a new study, however, women who are concerned about their skin health might want to steer clear of white wine and liquor. Researchers found that consumption of white wine and …

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