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Mattapan Public Library, Boston
VITFriends Vitiligo Support Group will host a meeting with a theme We Are Designed To Be SEEN.
Special Guest is Dr. Vaneeta Sheth from Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA.
Refreshments will be served.
Call Toll-free: 844-374-3639 (844-FRI-ENDZ) or visit http://www.vitfriends.org/ to register for the meeting.
- 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...
- Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
In short, no. Some people find that certain foods may worsen their vitiligo symptoms or that others may improve their skin condition. We found no scientific evidence that a sp...
- 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 ...
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.
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