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Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, CA, USA
This abstract session of the Global Vitiligo Foundation is held annually, the day prior to the start of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Conference in the Spring. It aims to serve as a resource for all groups working to improve vitiligo treatments, increase awareness, and improve the quality of life, with the hope of reaching an eventual cure.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7:00 am 11:00 am
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Grand Ballroom 6
San Diego, CA, USA
- How to get insurance coverage for vitiligo treatments?
Most of health insurance companies will initially reject claims for vitiligo doctor visits or phototherapy treatments but with enough efforts you can have a substantial part of ...
- What are risks of oral and topical corticosteroids?
Corticosteroid drugs (like hydrocortisone, and others) are often used for treating vitiligo. By mimicing the effects of hormones your body produces naturally in your adrenal gla...
- What tests should be done?
A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...
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.