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Survey Shows Public Awareness of Rosacea Increasing

Although public awareness of rosacea has grown significantly in the past two decades, knowledge of its wide range of potential signs and symptoms continues to lag, according to a new patient survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society.

The Physical Pain of Rosacea – What You Don’t See

While facial redness, bumps or pimples may be the most common signs of rosacea, what you can’t see may be just as debilitating -- and important to discuss with your physician.

Tips for Deflecting Hurtful Comments

While most people are not intentionally cruel, sometimes they say things without thinking. Use these tips to deflect hurtful comments.

Flushing, Mites & More: Rosacea at AAD Annual Meeting

The physical mechanisms behind facial flushing, the lifestyles of Demodex mites and proper skin care were all hot topics at this year's AAD annual meeting.

Change in Skin Care Bolsters Outcome

One patient from Oregon found relief from her rosacea with a simple change in her skin-care routine.

Lupus or Rosacea? Test May Mislead

Lupus erythematosus and rosacea share several signs and symptoms, but new research shows that current tests may not be as indicative as once believed in telling them apart.

What Sufferers ‘Wish They Knew’

Saying "I wish" is likely far too common among rosacea sufferers. But that doesn't have to be the case.

Help Raise Awareness With These Top FAQs

Many people are misinformed or misguided as to what rosacea is. During Rosacea Awareness Month, the following answers to frequently asked questions may help you provide education and correct the many misconceptions about this disorder.

50 Shades of Red: Rosacea Takes Emotional Toll

Rosacea’s appearance can cover the spectrum from a perpetual rosy glow to an angry red mask, but the emotional pain it inflicts varies little among patients. The NRS has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month  to alert the public to the early warning signs of this conspicuous, red-faced disorder.

'Good Morning America' Features Rosacea

Good Morning America

In this vintage video, Dr. Doris Day talks about the ins and outs of rosacea, as well as medical tips and treatment options for successfully managing the condition.


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National Rosacea Society
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.