Vitiligo
Vitiligo is a depigmenting disorder where one’s own body suddenly attacks the pigment cells known as melanocyctes.

• This usually affects small areas, such as the lip, finger tips and can be elsewhere on the body.
• Severe generalized vitiligo is rare



Before & After



 

FAQ

Q: What is the best treatment?
A : We need to combine creams, low dose steroid injections for 2- 3 months & a light source exposure called NARROW BAND UVB

 

Q: Any side effects of the above ?
A: Under specialist supervision , NO

 

Q: How often is the light exposure recommended ?
A: 2-3 times per week

 

Q: How long before i see a good response?
A: Facial vitiligo - responds much faster - usually within 3-6 months - body vitiligo takes about a year


 


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