Key clinical point: Adding oxymetazoline hydrochloride cream to energy treatments was safe and effective in adults with rosacea.
Major finding: Patients treated with oxymetazoline hydrochloride cream in addition to one of four energy therapies showed significant improvement in erythema from baseline, and 91% showed improvement at 6 hours after treatment on day 56.
Study details: The data come from a phase 4 open-label study of 46 patients with rosacea.
Disclosures: Lead author Dr. Tanghetti disclosed relationships with Allergan, Aclaris, Galderma, Cynosure/Hologic, and Accure.
Tanghetti EA et al. Lasers Surg Med. 2020 May 6. doi: 10.1002/lsm.23253.