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Ocular Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, and Relief

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Ocular rosacea is often mistaken for other eye-related concerns such as blepharitis, dry eye, or meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). About 20% of people with rosacea show ocular symptoms before developing any skin symptoms, which often causes this type of rosacea to be overlooked or misdiagnosed.  This article helps you understand the symptoms and take the […]

Demodex Test: How to Diagnose Demodex Mite Infection

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If you wonder if you have a Demodex infection or are looking for a straightforward explanation of how the Demodex mite test works, this article is probably what you are looking for. After a brief introduction about Demodex mites and their complications, this article fully explains the methods to diagnose this parasite. Demodex Mites and […]

Evaluation of Pruritus With Emphasis on the Role of Demodex

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Pruritus, or itching, is an unpleasant skin condition that typically triggers an urge to scratch. Although all people experience it, those with chronic pruritus have a difficult time coping with life. Chronic itching is a nightmare and can lead to unpleasant events. Unbelievable as it may seem, Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, of the department […]

Eyelash Extension Mites: Guide to Hygiene Practice to Avoid Them

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A personal hygiene routine is necessary, both for retaining your fancy lashes for a long time and protecting your eyes from Demodex mites, frequently referred to as eyelash extension mites. On top of that, sanitizing eyelash extensions is a delicate process, and if you are not cautious enough, you may lose them.  Eyelash extensions make […]

PCOS and Demodex Acne: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Lets Demodex Grow on Your Face

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is among the most frequent endocrine dysfunctions in women of childbearing age and can lead to various issues, including severe acne. What has been neglected in addressing PCOS-related acne is the role that Demodex mites perform in intensifying it and developing refractory Demodex acne. Simply put, Demodex can grow in the […]