VITFriends is proud to announce the receipt of a proclamation from Governor Charles D. Baker and Lt Govenor Karyn E. Polito proclaiming JUNE as Vitiligo Awareness Month.
As a reminder, join VITFriends for a rally on the steps of the MA State Capitol on June 25th at 12:30pm. We are excited for the very first time to share our stories, journeys of struggle and triumph with the people and the leaders of this great state. Bring your lunch, bring your friends and family, bring you signs, saying VITILIGO, etc. and banners of support for this community of people, who for too long have gone unnoticed.
- Which skin conditions can be mistaken for vitiligo?
Vitiligo is a common skin condition with characteristic milky white patches of irregular shape. However, several other skin conditions exhibit similar symptoms that can lead to ...
- How long does it take to treat vitiligo?
Treatment results will vary by person and type of vitiligo. The rule of thumb is that you will need to allow at least 3 to 6 months before you begin to see results from any trea...
- Polypodium leucotomos as an adjunct treatment for vitiligo?
Extracts of the tropical fern Polypodium leucotomos appear to have beneficial properties for the vitiligious skin. Polypodium leucotomos (also classified as Polypodium aureum) a...
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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
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