This year, non-profit organization Vitiligo Bond will celebrate its 5th anniversary as vitiligo awareness month in Georgia. Special thanks to Nathan Deal, Governor Of Georgia, who have recently confirmed his commitment to raising awareness for vitiligo. Natasha Pierre McCarthy, founder of Vitiligo Bond, and Congressman Hank Johnson have also requested a national proclamation from President Obama. For more details, visit Vitiligo Bond website: www.vitiligobond.org
- 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...
- Will it spread?
Vitiligo activity may vary considerably from person to person. In a good number of patients the disease goes on for 3-4 years and then it settles down, with one or two stubborn...
- Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...
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