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How To Develop A Treatment Plan For Vitiligo?

How To Develop A Treatment Plan For Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a common disorder characterized by loss of melanocytes from selective locations resulting in white patches. It has a multifactorial etiology, and its pathogenesis is still unclear. It arises due to cellular and molecular factors such as oxidative stress, neurogenic inflammation, autoimmune reactions, etc. Several treatment options are available for vitiligo, of which narrowband…

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Why Does Vitiligo Occur?

Why Does Vitiligo Occur?

Vitiligo is an acquired disorder characterized by well-defined areas of non-pigmented skin resulting from loss of melanocytes. Melanocytes are cells that produce pigment in the skin called melanin. The primary function of melanocytes is to supply melanin to surrounding tissues and maintain the normal color in the skin. The process by which melanocytes are lost…

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Vitiligo & Stress

Vitiligo & Stress

Vitiligo is not a skin condition but rather a troublesome and chronic disease of the immune system. It's not known to be fatal. But it can cause physiological and psychological stress leading to disturbances of moods and behaviour in an otherwise healthy individual. Most of the people who have vitiligo are distressed that their skin…

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