At VR Foundation one of our priorities is to help advance medical understanding about vitiligo. We know vitiligo disease awareness is important to you too.
There is currently no cure for vitiligo, no FDA-approved repigmenting treatments, nor a universally accepted method for limiting the spread of the disease. Clinical studies are how therapeutic options for treating diseases and health conditions are explored and developed. Volunteer participants play a key role in this research.
Depending on your specific circumstances, a clinical research trial like the RSVP study for vitiligo may be an option to discuss with your doctor.
What is the purpose of the RSVP study?
The RSVP Study is evaluating an investigational device, named the RECELL System, for the potential treatment of depigmented areas in cases of stable vitiligo (areas not changing in size). The purpose of this study is to evaluate the application of Spray-On Skin™ Cells, prepared using the RECELL Device, for safe and effective repigmentation.
Is the RSVP study an option for me?
You may qualify to participate if you:
- Are 18 years of age or older.
- Have stable vitiligo (not changing in size).
- Can provide photos of your vitiligo that were taken within the past 12 months (photographs can be from you or from your doctor).
The doctor running the study will discuss these and other requirements with you.
To learn more about the RSVP study for vitiligo and see if you may qualify, please visit https://vitiligorsvpstudy.mmgct.com.
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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.
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