Keep moving on.
Wrapping up a looong weekend at the congress of American Academy of Dermatology in Washington.
Dr. Huggins (SE Michigan Vitiligo Support Group), Vicki Tiahrt, Ogo Maduewesi (VITSAF) and Yan Valle (VR Foundation) strengthen the World Vitiligo Alliance (photo below).
Working together with leading companies on bringing UVB phototherapy closer to your home or practice. Expect a compact, handheld, battery-powered LED light sometime soon. Lastly, vitiligo camouflage pens from Zanderm are getting an overwhelming interest from all the world. We are proud of being a part of this success story.
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?
United Nations ECOSOC session
The tenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday ...13 June 2017 10:00, UN Plaza, New York
World Vitiligo Day celebration conference in Detroit, USA
U.S. World Vitiligo Day 2017 Theme: "Step Up for Vitiligo: A Call for Truth, Hope and Change!" Reflecting the mission of the “Step Up for Vitiligo” campaign that came...23 June 2017 18:00, Detroit, Michigan, USA
I have a new job - should I tell colleagues about my vitiligo?
If you are starting a new job and you are concerned about stares and questions about your skin, try a proactive approach. When the time is right and you are feeling co...
Can Ginkgo Biloba help with vitiligo?
Ginkgo Biloba extract seems to be a simple, safe and fairly effective therapy for arresting the progression of the vitiligo. Ginkgo Biloba is known to have anti-inflam...
Dermaroller® use for vitiligo therapy
A derma-roller is a medical device that looks like a cylindrical shaped drum studded with very fine needles and is produced under several different names. It is used i...
What tests should be done?
No tests are usually necessary to make the diagnosis. The white patches may be seen more easily under Wood's light examination.