News - 17 May `16Quarterly research review: new findings may improve quality of life.


Our new Quarterly Review covers 59 papers on vitiligo published between October and December 2015. Among other significant findings, take note of that once-a-week treatment with targeted UVB seems to be as efficient as commonly used bi-weekly protocol for repigmentation of vitiligo lesions. Read highlights or download.

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