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.
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. We'll provide you with a starting point for finding the information you need to successfully navigate your new diagnosis.
Vitiligo can affect many parts of your life and your family—but it doesn't have to take over your life. Many people have dealt with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.
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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
What causes vitiligo?
Surprisingly, the causes of vitiligo are yet to be precisely established. Researchers know the cause is pre-wired in your genes, just waiting for a bad luck moment. In...
Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why....
How can I explain vitiligo to my children?
Vitiligo can be puzzling for a child because a person who has it isn't "ill" in a common sense.  To choose the right words to explain vitiligo diagnosis to a chi...