3 Future Treatments for Vitiligo

For people with vitiligo affecting over half their body, adults who got vitiligo as a child when treatment wasn’t available, or those with adverse reactions to current treatment, it may seem like vitiligo is something they will have to deal with forever. There...

At Home Phototherapy for Vitiligo

Narrowband ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy is one of the standard treatments for vitiligo that can induce repigmentation where vitiligo is present. Phototherapy is not an option for many patients with vitiligo however because it is time-consuming and expensive with...

Helping Your Teenager with Vitiligo

We all remember our teenage years, the pressure to fit in, the importance of popularity. Puberty is hard enough on kids, and when you add vitiligo to the mix, body and hormonal changes can make growing up more difficult. Whether your teenager has a light or dark...

Vitiligo Support Groups

Vitiligo is a disfiguring skin disease that is harmless but is still very misunderstood by people who are unaffected by the disease. Although vitiligo is common, many people have never heard of the disease and the burden often falls on the affected to explain what...

Parenting a Child with Vitiligo

When you get the diagnosis of vitiligo for your child, there will be many questions you have about treatment and what the future looks like. There is no cure for vitiligo and many children; vitiligo can spread as they get older from just an initial spot on their hands...