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Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition estimated to affect 45 million people worldwide. Rosacea sufferers tend to be Caucasian, females, between 30 and 50 at the onset of symptoms. It is interesting to note that men, while less likely to suffer from rosacea, tend to have the most severe symptoms. Rosacea primarily affects the face, […]

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Dr E.G., at the top of our More Testimonials page, has a very strong opinion of how to treat rosacea, and the role of the Demodex mite! … For me (my complexion is pretty good, by the way) the oils tone the skin and seem to diminish excess oily secretions.  So if it is true […]

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Many rosacea sufferers get into trouble by over-exfoliating. It’s a natural tendency, particularly due to two misconceptions: a) that rosacea is a form of acne; and b) that rosacea is caused by the Demodex mite. Of course cleanliness is important, and for any skin condition whose pathology includes excess skin cell production and turnover (including […]

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I’ve recently been communicating with online skincare groups, helping dispel some of the myths surrounding intractable skin conditions such as rosacea. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of misinformation, which can exacerbate suffering and hinder healing. I posted this open letter on a thread in Google Groups, but I felt that it was important enough […]

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