Jul 8, 2016 Rosacea.org

Computers And Facial Redness

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Physicians and researchers may soon have a new computer-based process to help objectively assess the redness of subtype 1 (erythematotelangiectatic) rosacea, according to a recent report by researchers from the University of California-Davis. Right now, the redness of rosacea is typically assessed visually by dermatologists using various scales to evaluate severity, such as the Clinician’s Erythema Assessment, a standard scale that has been demonstrated to be reliable in determining agreement among visual evaluations. Current assessments may also be assisted by photography. In the new study, researchers investigated how an entirely autonomous computer-based algorithm for quantifying facial redness, or erythema ...

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