News - 09 Jan `17Newsletter December 2016: Great memories of the past year.

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Its a perfect time to reflect on whats happened in 2016. Theres been some notable achievements - VR Foundation has become a consultative member of the UN ECOSOC and World Vitiligo Day is now on the UN Calendar of disability events! The U.S. Congress is also re-considering the National Vitiligo Control Act. Read more

      FAQOther Questions

      • 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...

      • 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 ...

      • 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...