Our work is entirely funded by private donations – we receive no money from government. Your money will help us continue funding research into vitiligo and supporting people affected by the condition.
Melanocyte transplantation workshop by Professor Davinder Parsad, MD, PhD will be organized in Zagreb, Croatia, on June 9th 2016. Co-hosted by President of Croatian Dermatovenerological Society, Professor Mirna Situm, MD, PHD and President of Croatian Vitiligo Association, Professor Andrija Stanimirovic, MD, PHD.
This important educational workshop is part of celebration of World Vitiligo Day in Croatia, which will be held on June 10th 2016 as part of 4th Croatian Psychodermatology Congress with international participation. In this event patients will be introduced with the most recent therapeutic strategies in vitiligo management which will be presented in the lecture of professor Davinder Parsad, MD, PhD while Maja Kovacevic, MD will give a lecture about living with vitiligo and quality of life of vitiligo patients. After the presentation, patients will be able to discuss about their dermatological condition with professor Parsad, Situm and Stanimirovic and also participate in workshop about sun protection, skin care and camouflage with partners from dermatocosmetic companies.
- 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, with multiple comorbidities. Fo...
- 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 evidence ...
- Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids - that is, oral medications. However, systemic corticost...
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
By taking a little time to fill in the anonymous questionnaire, you can help researchers better understand and fight vitiligo.