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Jason Rivers, MD


Dr. Jason Rivers is one of Canada’s top dermatologists. Passionate about creating skin care products that combine the best of science and nature, Dr. Rivers developed Riversol For Rosacea™, a simple regime that o!ers natural relief for redness and rosacea.
Having received dermatology training in Canada, England, the United States and Australia, he is board certi"ed in North America. He is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of British Columbia, where he served as program director for six years. Dr. Rivers serves on sta! at St. Paul’s Hospital and is also a partner at Paci"c Dermaesthetics, a private medical and cosmetic dermatology practice in Vancouver, B.C.

He has published more than 135 articles in various journals. He is the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery and the associate editor of The Skin Therapy Letter. You can contact him on or
Why Cosmetics Won't Cure Your Red

Why Cosmetics Won't Cure Your Red Skin

Red cheeks can be endearing in self-humbling moments. However, chronic redness around the cheeks, nose and forehead is often symptomatic of a commonly misdiagnosed problem called rosacea. And despite what many cosmetic companies would have you believe, there is no cure.
04/02/2012 02:14 EDT
Tips for Curing a Skin

Tips for Curing a Skin Hangover

As Irish luck would have it, St. Patrick's Day falls on Saturday this year. So cancel any ambitious morning plans and let yourself sleep in. If you work weekends, pencil in a cat nap for when you return. The best time for your skin to recover, repair and heal is when it's resting.
03/12/2012 02:20 EDT
What Happens to My Skin When Cupid

What Happens to My Skin When Cupid Strikes?

It's no mystery that flattery from a love interest can turn us red in the face, but blushing itself is a curious phenomenon. So what can we do to control our blushing when love strikes?
02/28/2012 03:49 EST