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NRS Attends AAD Annual Meeting

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

Rosacea on Television: A Critical Stress Point

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."

Tips for Talking About Rosacea During Awareness Month

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.

Winter Rosacea Review Now Online

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.

Acne or Rosacea? Diagnosis Is Key

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.

Follow the NRS on Facebook & Twitter

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.

Careful Skin Care Defeats Winter Dryness

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.

It's the Embarrassment, Not the Blush

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.

Rosacea on Television: The Effects on Work Life

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

Helpful Tips for Surviving the Holidays

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.


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196 James St.
Barrington, IL 60010

Our Mission

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

consultation with a qualified physician. The Society does not evaluate, endorse or recommend any particular medications, products, equipment or treatments. Rosacea may vary substantially from one patient to another, and treatment must be tailored by a physician for each individual case. For more information, visit About Us.