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Firmly committed to curing vitiligo, the VR Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization funding and fast-tracking medical research globally. Our mission is to accelerate the end of suffering for millions of people who suffer from vitiligo through research, support and education.

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Vitiligo is a long-term condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin that cover the whole body. Vitiligo affects one in every hundred people and can strike anyone at any time, often leading to depression and isolation, especially amongst children. We need your help in finding a cure for this debilitating and distressing disease and to support the millions of vitiligo sufferers across ...

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VITILIGO: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PROPHYLAXIS

Ebook Cover (Small)This book is a practical, step-by-step guide for general practitioners. It contains a collection of protocols and tips regarding how to diagnose, treat and follow-up with vitiligo patients. Each of ten chapters features the experiences and opinions of vitiligo specialists from across the world – scientists, doctors and academics with vast experience and knowledge, who are all recognized as leaders in their field. 

379 pages with color illustrations, charts and tables. 

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A NO-NONSENSE GUIDE TO VITILIGO

Vitiligo Tips CoverIn this book, Yan Valle – author, spokesperson and CEO of Vitiligo Research Foundation – cuts through the myths and misinformation that surround vitiligo to tell you what you really need to know. A thoroughly researched, easy-to-read and jargon-free guide to vitiligo – this is essential reading for vitiligo patients, or anyone interested in the condition.

232 pages

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