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Reduced ferritin suggests avenues for reducing rosacea

Key clinical point: Ferritin expression was reduced in rosacea patients after treatment with a pulsed-dye laser.

Major finding: Patients with rosacea showed significant reduction in ferritin expression and a significant reduction in rosacea grading (P = .005) after pulsed-dye laser treatment.

Study details: The data come from 20 adults with rosacea who were treated with pulsed-dye lasers for 4-week sessions 4 weeks apart.

Disclosures: The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.


Elwan NM et al. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2020 May 22. doi: 10.1080/14764172.2020.1761549.