News - 29 Jul `14Our office will be closed for vacations until August 15th

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Please be informed that our NY office will be closed for summer holidays from August 1st through August 15th. We will continue to receive email and voice messages but may not respond immediately. We thank you very much for your cooperation and understanding.

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      • 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...

      • Is there a special diet for vitiligo?

        In short, no.  Some people find that certain foods may worsen their vitiligo symptoms or that others may improve their skin condition. We found no scientific evidence that a sp...

      • 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...