First PACCD CPD Activity – A Journal Review on Rosacea

On August 15 ,2017 – 80 PACCD members and non members attended a  symposium involving a critical analysis of the journal: “Rosacea is Associated with Chronic Systemic Diseases in a Skin Severity-Dependent Manner: Results of a Case-Control Study”.  The venue was at the OSHC (Occupational Safety and Health Center) located in North Ave. corner Agham Road, Quezon City. This project yielded for the audience a more thorough understanding of the etiology and pathophysiology of the disease Rosacea; as well as introduction to the latest in management approach, especially with the use of vasoconstrictors like brimonidine. The event was ably supported by Dr. Sonia Baluyot, Dr. Angelina Aquende, Dr. Rosario Divina Perez, Dr. Ma. Victoria Lantin, and Dr. Vinson B. Pineda.

– Ramon Briones, M.D.