Could Bacteria in Skin Mites Help Cause Rosacea?

“From U.S. News & World Report comes news about research into bacteria carried by tiny mites on the skin that may be responsible for the common dermatological condition, rosacea. If the theory proves true, new and better treatments for rosacea may be on the way, according to a review published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. “

“A top New York dermatologist unconnected with the study says the findings are encouraging. “[If] these mites exacerbate or harbor bacteria, that could change the therapies that are used to treat rosacea,” reasons Dr. Michele S. Green, “This could revolutionize treatment.” “

“In the meantime, Dr. Green treats her patients successfully with V Beam – “the gold standard for treating anything that’s red.”

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