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As many as 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea, and despite being such a common skin disorder, much remains to be learned about its causes and dermatologists continue to explore new treatments. In fact, a new rosacea classification system was published earlier this year—and this new approach to diagnosis and treatment focuses more on a patient’s unique symptoms, rather than predetermined subtypes based on groupings of specific rosacea signs.
According to dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie of Image Dermatology in Montclair, New Jersey, the main upside of this updated classification system is the list of associated disorders and diseases that can accompany rosacea. “This is helpfu
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Board-certified dermatologist Jeanine B. Downie may have her dermatology office in New Jersey, but she also holds medical licenses in the states of New York and California. She is the director of Image Dermatology P.C. in Montclair, New Jersey, where she practices medical and cosmetic dermatology as well as laser and dermatologic surgery.
Triple state licenses are not the only multiplicities in Dr. Downie’s background. She holds two BS degrees (Biology and Psychology) from Tufts University and completed two years of a pediatric residency in addition to her dermatology residency. Dr. Downie received her medical degree from the State University of New York – Health Science Center at Bro