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  • 15 Apr `20IGTV: Natalie Jones on vitiligo and self-confidenceWe continue IGTV series on self-confidence with Natalie Jones, a life coach and vitiligo spokesperson. Watch Part 2 on Instagram today and stay tuned for the next one! Here's ...
  • 10 Apr `20Many THANKS to amazing healthcare workersHere’s to our amazing healthcare workers who keep on keeping on through the global COVID pandemic ✨ We thank you for your service now more than ever! Tag a healthcare worker yo...
  • 03 Apr `20WVD USA-2020 Conference CancelledThe World Vitiligo Day conference in Minneapolis, USA has been cancelled due to COVID19. Alicia Rouf, WVD 2020 USA Chair says in the newsletter:"We have been monitoring daily r...

EventsOther Events

  • Dec, 20204Bangalore, India
    Vitiligo International SymposiumHeld every two years, the Vitiligo International Symposium (VIS) aims to expedite vitiligo therapy development. This event focuses on the latest breakthrough research and best p...
  • Jun, 202026Marriott Minneapolis, Airport 2020 American Boulevard E., Bloomington, MN USA
    World Vitiligo Day 2020 - USAWorld Vitiligo Day USA 2020 conference is themed "Embrace, Empower, Educate." The event will be held on June 26-28 at Marriott hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, just south of Mi...
  • FAQ

    Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

  • World Vitiligo Day

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FAQOther Questions

  • 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...

  • Is vitiligo contagious?

    Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting next to someo...

  • 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.It doesn’t...