Standard management options for rosacea, part 1: Overview and broad spectrum of care

Richard Odom, Mark Dahl, Jeffrey Dover, Zoe Draelos, Lynn Drake, Marian Macsai, Frank Powell, Diane Thiboutot, Guy F. Webster, Jonathan Wilkin

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The standard management options were developed by a consensus committee and review panel of 26 experts to assist in providing optimal patient care based on the standard classification and grading systems for rosacea that were developed to perform research; analyze results and compare data from different sources; and provide a common terminology and reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of results in clinical practice. We discuss standard management options for rosacea in 2 parts: (1) overview and broad spectrum of care, and (2) options according to subtype. The options are considered provisional and may be expanded and updated as appropriate. Managing the various potential signs and symptoms of rosacea calls for consideration of a broad spectrum of care, and a more precise selection of therapeutic options may become increasingly possible as the mechanism of action of therapies are more definitively established.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-47
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2009


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