At a recent meeting in Vancouver (Canada), leaders of vitiligo support organizations from 5 continents established a World Vitiligo Alliance, and invite leaders of other organizations to join. This is a major development in vitiligo area and more details will be released soon at www.worldvitiligoalliance.org
In the photo, from left to right: Jean-Marie Meurant (AFVitiligo, France), Ogo Maduewesi (VITSAF, Nigeria), Dr. Maya Tulpule (Shweta, India), Dr. Adrian Mar (Vitiligo Association, Australia), Yan Valle (Vitiligo Research Foundation (USA)
- 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...
- 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...
- Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...
Our work is entirely funded by private donations – we receive no money from government. Your money will help us continue funding research into vitiligo and supporting people affected by the condition.
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.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
By taking a little time to fill in the anonymous questionnaire, you can help researchers better understand and fight vitiligo.