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Only 1–2% of the world’s population suffers from vitiligo – about 100.000.000 people – way more than anyone could have imagined! In our blog, you will find a lot of information about vitiligo and treatment recommendations, tips on lifestyle, and a FAQ. Learn more to stay healthy! Educate Yourself Some

All about the skin problems and the treatment in one article

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It’s hard to fir a big amount of information into one article, but we did it. Now you can easily find the articles and narrow your search to the topic that interests you. Knowledge is power Did you know that our skin weighs about 40 kg, some of its cells

How to Treat Vitiligo in Children?

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The first skin symptoms of vitiligo in a child may cause parents to panic. There are many new methods of therapy. However, not each one can be used in pediatrics. Let’s discuss the vitiligo treatment methods in children and whether UVB-lamps are safe for kids. Characteristics of children’s vitiligo Usually,

What Causes Vitiligo?

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Vitiligo has been known to humanity for a long time. Its origin was always related to something mystical. Scientists and doctors are still trying to find the primary cause of this disease, as well as an effective method of treatment. Vitiligo is common, not only among adults, but also with

Vitiligo Treatment During Pregnancy

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The birth of a baby is a very emotional experience. Pregnancy is tremendously stressful on the female body, and affects it on many levels. It can also flare-up some chronic conditions, and vitiligo is no exception. How to treat the disease, and why does it appear during pregnancy? Vitiligo and

Vitiligo and Diabetes: How to Choose the Right Treatment?

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In most cases, skin diseases are symptoms of other chronic pathologies. Vitiligo is not an exception. It is commonly associated with diabetes mellitus. What are the treatment options in this case? Vitiligo and Diabetes Diabetes is an endocrine disease that is caused by pancreatic dysfunction. The condition is accompanied by

What Foods Can Aggravate Vitiligo?

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Vitiligo is a type of skin disease. It is characterized by dyschromia– intense discoloration of the epidermis, that looks like an appearance of colorless spots. Vitiligo is difficult to confuse with anything else, it has specific symptoms and is easily recognizable. Science has not figured out what causes it yet,

Early Signs of Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is one of the skin diseases that hasn’t been completely studied yet. It is a chronic condition with frequent relapses. Vitiligo can affect people of all ages, but in 70% of cases, it starts at the age of twenty. How to identify the disease at an early stage? Vitiligo:

Non-Surgical Methods of Vitiligo Treatment

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Vitiligo is caused by insufficient production of melanin dye in the skin. The only symptom is the change of the skin color. The absence of physical suffering doesn’t exclude psychological discomfort and problems with social life. Vitiligo must be and can be treated. Surgical methods of treatment are extreme measures.

Vitiligo in Winter Time

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People who have a diagnosis of vitiligo prefer cold weather to hot, for obvious reasons. During the winter, you don’t have to worry about what to wear to how to hide the white spots on your skin because nobody will notice them under sweaters and jackets. Nobody will inspect your

Causes and Symptoms of Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is a medical condition in which the body attacks melanocyte cells on a certain area of the skin, causing the appearance of discolored blotches. The location and size of those spots may vary in every case. If vitiligo is not treated, the damaged skin areas may remain permanently discolored,

Surgical Methods of Vitiligo Treatment

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So many methods were invented and tested to cure vitiligo. Unfortunately, none of them can provide a 100% guaranteed result, including Narrowband UVB Phototherapy. Here we will talk about surgical methods of vitiligo treatment. For some people, it can be the only way to cure the disease. The main purpose

Vitiligo: Get the Facts on Treatment

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Many people diagnosed with «vitiligo» are not sure how to properly take care of their skin. Read more about vitiligo symptoms and causes: https://uvb-lamps.com/blog/causes-and-symptoms-of-vitiligo/. The skin becomes very vulnerable to many negative factors. First of all, you should remember several simple rules: Since the affected skin should be protected from

Why is vitiligo so important to treat?

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The way a person feels in society is very important for developing a self-esteem and healthy relationships. Vitiligo is a disease that hasn’t been completely studied yet. The symptoms include an appearance of the colorless areas of the skin of different shapes and locations. Recently, the effectiveness of UVB lamp

Vitiligo: myths and facts

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Vitiligo is a disease that has no risk to human life, but it can cause serious discomfort. There is not considered to be a cure for vitiligo, but that isn’t quite true. There are some methods for noticeably improving the condition. This information is about vitiligo treatment myths. One, two,

Vitiligo nbUVB Treatment Protocol

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By John E. Harris, MD, PhD and Mark Scharf, MD The success of narrowband UVB (311-312) therapy for vitiligo was first reported by Westerhof and Nieuweboer – Krobotova in 1997. Yones et al. reported superiorefficacy of nbUVB over PUVA in 2007. No evidence – based guidelines for treatment have been

How to control vitiligo – a FAQ

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Yes, there actually are frequently asked questions about vitiligo treatment, but mostly because people often feel uncomfortable asking them, we’d like to prepare a few answers. This is just a basic Q&A, so if you want to know more – contact your local dermatologist. Q: Can vitiligo be cured completely?

How to treat vitiligo?

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Myths, reality and different views Less than one percent of earth’s population falls victim to this hideous dermal disease – vitiligo. But let’s look at the fact – 1% of 7 000 000 000 people is 70 000 000! That’s like a population of an entire country. Anyway, the disease