Skin Hygiene For Demodex / Rosacea Treatment

I came across an interesting article on the well written Dr. Bailey’s blog about rosacea treatment and washing off demodex mites from your skin. More and more research support the significant role for Demodex mites in rosacea of the facial skin and eyes and Dr. Bailey’s seems to have some success with her patients by killing [...]

Demodex Mites Responsible For Rosacea?

A National Rosacea Society-funded research has shown that toll-like receptors (TLRs) trigger production of cathelicidins, components of the immune system that may prompt subtype 2 rosacea. Here’s the most interesting part from the blog post at He further noted that the two factors that stimulate the TLRs to induce cathelicidins are skin infection and disruption of the [...]

Metronidazole (Metrogel) : once or twice a day, does it matter?

In a study conducted in 2006, the Clinical Unit for Research Trials in Skin at Harvard Medical School tried to answer the following question : Metronidazole in the treatment of rosacea: do formulation, dosing, and concentration matter? It’s often an important preoccupation (should you apply Metrogel 1% once or twice daily) and having a study confirming the [...]

Fibers to Reduce Rosacea Flushing

It is widely accepted that finding the root cause of rosacea is the best way to treat it and that what you eat is often the major trigger for rosacea. Learning what type of food causes you to flare-up and what food help your skin is key in controlling your rosacea. Eating more fibers might [...]

The Importance of An Early Diagnosis In Rosacea Treatment

A vast majority of people suffering from rosacea symptoms have never been diagnosed with rosacea and don’t even know they have the disease. It is important to note that rosacea will only get worse overtime without a treatment : it is a skin problem that rarely reverse. There are a lot of testimonials all over [...]