Vitiligo Clinic & Research Center at UMass (Boston, MA) has a new website.
Dr. John Harris started new blog on vitiligo: 'I am a physician-scientist who focuses my clinical and research efforts on vitiligo, and therefore I think about this disease a lot all the time, in fact. Therefore I thought it would be helpful to share my thoughts with others who are interested in vitiligo as well, particularly the patients who suffer from it and their loved ones.'
Slobodanka Mijatovich has set up Vitiligo Support Group in Serbia (Facebook page) with a clear vision to raise awareness and educate community on the latest advancements in vitiligo.
- What causes vitiligo?
Surprisingly, the causes of vitiligo are yet to be precisely established. Researchers know the cause is pre-wired in your genes, just waiting for a bad luck moment. In about hal...
- How can I explain vitiligo to my children?
Vitiligo can be puzzling for a child because a person who has it isn't "ill" in a common sense. To choose the right words to explain vitiligo diagnosis to a child, first consi...
- 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 ...
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