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Useful contacts

American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology has information about rosacea in the Public Resource Center A–Z on its website and on its 'RosaceaNet' site.

British Red Cross Skin Camouflage Services

British Red Cross Skin Camouflage Services are provided free (but a donation is welcome) at a number of hospitals. They use volunteers trained by the Red Cross. You will need a referral letter from your family doctor. Write to: 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL, UK. Tel: 0870 170 7000.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces is a not-for-profit organization giving help and support to people with any type of unusual facial appearance, and provides excellent information about cover-up make-up. Write to: The Squire Centre, 33-37 University Street, London WC1E 6JN, UK. Tel: 0845 4500 275 .

National Rosacea Society

National Rosacea Society is a US organization. Their excellent website has lots of information, including a section on coping with rosacea, a comprehensive FAQ section, a patient diary checklist, a list of common triggers and links to other sites. Write to: 196 James Street, Barrington, Illinois 60010, USA. Tel: 1-888-NO-BLUSH.


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