Report on IX Master Class in Sofia
Translating vitiligo research into clinical practice was a central theme of the IX Master Class on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders in Sofia. Over 170 international participants registered at this key regional meeting for the latest achievements in the field of pigmentary disorders of the skin, such as: vitiligo, melasma, postinflammatory hyper- and hypopigmentations, poikoloderma, drug-induced hyperpigmentations, hereditary hypomelanosis, pigmented mosaicism and more.
Opening speech by the President, Prof. Mira Kadurina, PhD. DSc., the Head of Department of Dermatology and Allergology of the Military Medical Academy.
Prof. Davinder Parsad presented vitiligo treatment paradigm,
and held a live demonstrated a melanocyte transplantation procedure the next day.
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
What is coming?
The Step Up for Vitiligo Gala
Dallas-Fort Worth Vitiligo Support Group is organizing 'The Step Up for Vitiligo Gala' which will take place on April 28th in Austin, Texas at UT-Austin. Dr. Ammar Ah...28 April 2018 12:00, Austin, Texas at UT-Austin
11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
The 11th session Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 12 to 14 June 2018. Mo...12 June 2018 09:00, UN Plaza, New York
Polypodium leucotomos as an adjunct treatment for vitiligo?
Extracts of the tropical fern Polypodium leucotomos appear to have beneficial properties for the vitiligious skin. Polypodium leucotomos (also classified as Polypodium...
Isn't it just a cosmetic disorder?
Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not a cosmetic disorder but a systemic disease affecting the largest body organ and other vital systems. For more than 1.6 mi...
Can a gluten-free diet help with vitiligo?
It's very unlikely. We have specifically looked into claims that gluten-free diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientific...