News - 16 Oct `19Vitiligo session in Paris


VR Foundation has partnered with IMCAS (International Master Course on Aging Science) to create a certified program on vitiligo for healthcare professionals in 2020. 

For over 25 years, IMCAS has been committed to educating physicians in the medical aesthetic field. With three worldwide meetings and over 550 hours of learning per year, IMCAS has established itself as one of the most prestigious meetings in this specialty. Its 22nd IMCAS Annual World Congress will be held at Palais des Congrès in Paris in January 2020, to accomodate over 10,000 attendees from 100+ countries. The 345 scientific sessions to be presented by 800 renowned specialists in skincare are guaranteed to deepen your knowledge and skillsets to thrive in dermatological practice.  

We invite you to the first joint Vitiligo session on Saturday 1 February 2020 from 8 am to 10 am. Four 12-min presentations will be followed by a 12-min Q&A session.

Preliminary program:

08:05 Dr Khaled EZZEDINE - To be announced
08:17 Dr Aleksandra VOJVODIC  - To be announced
08:29 Pr Torello M LOTTI Cosmetic treatments in subjects with systemic autoimmune vitiligo
08:41 Dr Laila BENZEKRI Vitiligo: New insights in melanocyte transplantation techniques
08:53 Dr Nanja VAN GEEL - To be announced
09:29 TO BE ANNOUNCED Lecture under educational grant

Full Vitiligo session program 


      FAQOther Questions

      • 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...

      • How can I cure vitiligo?

        There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to stop new pat...

      • 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...