If you have vitiligo – or you know someone who does – we are here to help. These days, there's so much information available about vitiligo in so many different formats, it can be a little overwhelming. That’s why we have put together some simple yet effective advice to help you manage your vitiligo, put people around you at ease, and live a more active, fulfilling life.
1. Learn ABC's Of Vitiligo
This page provides a starting point for finding the information you need to successfully navigate your new diagnosis. Learn ABC's Of Vitiligo
2. Plan your treatment
Choosing a treatment for vitiligo can sometimes be overwhelming. The treatment options for vitiligo have undergone a sea of change over the last years, and dermatologists are now in a much better position to manage this disease than in the past. Learn how each vitiligo treatment works >>>
3. Find your dermatologist
The World Vitiligo Map is a global directory that will provide you with information on the doctors experienced with treating vitiligo, research centers and patient support groups.
4. Create your vitiligo health record
Keeping a log of your treatment history is an important way to monitor different treatments and their outcomes, especially in a disease like vitiligo, which progress slowly. Check out our online Vitiligo Cloud Bank, a self-help patient portal for individuals who want to monitor their vitiligo condition and treatment progression.
5. Live your life
Vitiligo can affect many parts of your life and your family—but it doesn't have to take over your life.
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What is coming?
New York Vitiligo Community Meeting
Our next meeting will be after the World Vitiligo Day conference in Detroit on Thursday, July 20th, 2017, at 7PM - 8:30PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Ce...20 July 2017 19:00, 240 East 38th Street, New York, NY
Master Class On Vitiligo In Pediatric Age
will be held alongside “International Forum on Paediatric Dermatology”, which will take place in Rome (Italy), on October 5-7, 2017. This is an exciting opportunity t...06 October 2017 09:00, P.zza Giovanni Randaccio, 1 - Rome...
How long does it take to treat vitiligo?
Treatment results will vary by person and type of vitiligo. The rule of thumb is that you will need to allow at least 3 to 6 months before you begin to see results fro...
Polypodium leucotomos as an adjunct treatment for vitiligo?
Extracts of the tropical fern Polypodium leucotomos appear to possess beneficial properties for the vitiligious skin. Polypodium leucotomos (also classified as Polypo...
Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
Yes, certain chemicals can, indeed, induce or worsen vitiligo. Most commonly they include phenols, such as 4-tertiary-butyl phenol (4-TBP, found in adhesives) or 4-ter...
Who is prone to vitiligo?
Vitiligo affects 0.5-2% of the population, and occurs in all races and all social levels. Vitiligo can affect people of all ages, but often starts between the ages of ...