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    you know - considering the age of this paper it...

    you know - considering the age of this paper it sounds really smart - they've got the facts right. it's been just a couple of years when a doc said to me it can't be rosacea, because that won't...
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    i think we've heard that claim before... is...

    i think we've heard that claim before...

    is it? ok, there's inflammation - but does it really affect skin aging in a significant way?

    and then his theory about thin skin being the reason that...
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    i don't doubt that, all i was saying is that it's...

    i don't doubt that, all i was saying is that it's very unlikely that it's linked to UV radiation.
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    i can assure you that LCD's don't pose any threat...

    i can assure you that LCD's don't pose any threat in this regard. whatever small amount might be emitted by the backlight will be blocked by the various layers in front.

    have a look at here...
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    who said it's thinning of the skin that is...

    who said it's thinning of the skin that is actually responsible for a bad reaction to mid/long term use of cortisone? and atopic dermatitis isn't rosacea.

    i've seen a "mild" case of rosacea...
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    thanks for the update, David... looks like you...

    thanks for the update, David...

    looks like you are running the last remaining blog on rosacea now. http://www.rosacea.co.uk/blog/ seems to have not been updated in half a year.
  7. Thread: Zinc for rosacea?

    by Max
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    i guess the idea of taking additional doses of...

    i guess the idea of taking additional doses of some supplements is not to avoid any deficiencies, but rather to benefit from certain side effects.

    high doses of zinc have a drying effect on the...
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    do you have a link?

    do you have a link?
  9. why not use it on one side of your face only? i...

    why not use it on one side of your face only? i guess that's the only way to tell if it's actually working?
  10. i barely have broken veins, at least they are not...

    i barely have broken veins, at least they are not visible. when i am (really) fine, my skin looks quite normal (besides some swelling of my nose which never seems to fully disappear). so there's no...
  11. if this stuff is actually helping - why stop it?...

    if this stuff is actually helping - why stop it? first there's evidence that the rebound effect is mainly caused by preservatives. but even if you'll notice this effect - you can simply stop using...
  12. there are some reports that the "rebound" effect...

    there are some reports that the "rebound" effect was caused by one the preservatives (i've posted a link somewhere above). so this preservative caused swelling, but oxymetazoline is still able to do...
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    i've been wrong anyway^^ it's the other way round...

    i've been wrong anyway^^ it's the other way round - sometimes they are caused by dehydration. sounds like a theorie. if lack of water results in "thinner" skin, then the blood may be more visible?
  14. since there are oxymetazoline eye drops available...

    since there are oxymetazoline eye drops available (e.g. there's a claritin brand) i guess it's safe to use them on your eyelashes/lids



    the main ingredient of this spray is water. i'm sure...
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    those needles will definitely destroy a lot of...

    those needles will definitely destroy a lot of vessels - and, i guess quite a bit of the surrounding tissue as well^^



    i've read that those "dark circles" are caused by accumulated water in the...
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    Treating Rosacea In 1905 - quite amazing...

    This is an article from the german magazin "Spektrum der Wissenschaft" (german edition of "Scientific America"). It has been published in the column "Science in Retrospect".

    Since it quotes...
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    same for me, but i skipped the "responding...

    same for me, but i skipped the "responding beautifully" stage and went right into the "horrible looking" phase^^
  18. looks like you can get the nasivin spray without...

    looks like you can get the nasivin spray without preservatives in the netherlands as well:

    http://www.gezondheidsnet.nl/ziekten/4863/verkoudheid-huisarts/producten/1190
    ...
  19. Hi Angela, benzalkonium chloride is a...

    Hi Angela,

    benzalkonium chloride is a preservative. here is a page with more info:
    http://www.ent-consult.com/salineadditives.htm

    i've tried it yesterday (nasivin soft spray without...
  20. Thread: Microdermabrasion

    by Max
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    Re: Thanks

    microdermabrasion isn't the only way to get rid of these things. a former girlfriend of mine had removal done (at low cost) in a beauty salon. as far as i remember with a combination of exfoliating...
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    Re: How I got better (long post)

    i'd love to hear more about your experience with botox. when you say it helped - maybe you can elaborate more on how it actually helped in regard to blushing/flushing/redness?
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    you're absolutely right to be scared. cortisone...

    you're absolutely right to be scared. cortisone does work but the price you pay for using it on a daily basis can be high.

    don't underestimate it - the skin damage caused by long time (ab)use can...
  23. seems there are two hot topics: oxymetazoline:...

    seems there are two hot topics:

    oxymetazoline:
    (selective) alpha1 receptor agonist
    (partial) alpha2 receptor agonist

    brimonidine:
    (weak) alpha1 receptor agonist
    (selective) alpha2 receptor...
  24. did you make sure to buy the brand that comes...

    did you make sure to buy the brand that comes without preservatives? allergic reactions to these additives are quite common...
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    i've yet to see any rules that say you can't ask...

    i've yet to see any rules that say you can't ask questions in your first post^^
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