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Can I Use Red And/or Purple Light For Wrinkles? Or Will It Make Vitiligo Worse? Also, Could I Do Lasers??

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My vitiligo has not progressed too much in past few years

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hello Cathie I hope you're doing well! It's great news on the progression of your vitiligo. To answer your question it's best to consult your licensed medical Dermatologist; Light therapy (also known… read more

Laser Phototherapy

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Does anyone use a IV lamp or laser phototherapy at home. Has it been successful? Which one do you use? Can you please share a link

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Yes have bought dermfix for my son. Have only been using it for a few days now. The instructions manual is very limited. Does anyone else use it. Some tips will be great

Hi All Anyone With Children With Vitiligo.

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My son has various medical conditions the one that bothers him the most which doesn't affect him the same as his health is his vitiligo due to how cruel others can be. His vitiligo has progressed very quickly. Is there any tips or advice to help him see he is beautiful no matter what others may say.

Thanks
Gemma

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On instagram look at @HABSTRITTBOOKS and also go on youtube and search "kids with vitilgo! Use your resources alot out there! Look for conferences in your area! I met alot of young people with it… read more

Has Anyone Else Ordered A Home Phototherapy "machine"?

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Dr. Lim just approved this for me as it is 40 minutes to treatment each way and getting harder with work. I am just wondering if it will be a big machine as well, how would I operate it alone, and where would I put it?

Would love to hear from someone who has done this.

And - I am not even sure yet if my insurance will cover it yet.

Have a great day!

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I started NB UVB in 2002 in a dermatologist's office. The PA I was dealing with suggested a home unit after around a year of light treatments in their office. My insurance company paid for it. I doubt… read more

308 Better Than 311 In Phototherapy?

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For those who had effective re-pigmentation with home use handheld machine, do you use narrow band 311 UVB or latest excimer laser with 308 wavelength UVB?

I Have Melasma And Vitiligo

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I am going through menopause and developed dark patches of Melasma on my cheeks. I also have small white patches of vitiligo. Being brown I am now 3 colours on my face!. My vitiligo appears trauma induced and is present on elbows, arms and knees.
I wonder when the melasma goes if vitiligo will replace the dark patches? Has anyone experienced this?

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hi Carolyn
I'm late to this thread party. If you're still there I'll say two things
One, welcome to the menopause club! Whoohooo!!!
Two, if you're interested, you could try VV to even out your skin… read more

Is Phtotherapy Safe For The Kids ?

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I am from india, my son is having vitiligo. from 6 years we have been using different ayurvedic treatments over the years but its spreading. the major problem for me is the diet that comes with ayurvaedic treatment cannot vive give any food that is sour ( citric / Vitamin c ) and many more.

The reson for not going for phototherapy is hearing phototherapy is carsinogenic and it causes skin cancer. with kid i didnt want to take risk. But i heard the panel discussion from the experts and would… read more

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Narrow band UVB phototherapy could be an safer option and has been tested with no signs of cancer risk

Didn’t Anyone Has Photo Light Therapy I Cannot Decide To Start Or Not.

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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I have used light terapi in 4 month , it start helping now in my body but not hands. I see som pigmentation spots.

How Did Pregnancy Affect Your Vitiligo ? Did You Stop The Treatment During The First Months Or All Together?

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A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Anxhela hello! Pregnancy is known to trigger the onset of vitiligo, but not all women with pre-existing vitiligo experience exacerbation
during pregnancy. Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease
that… read more

Does A Doctor Have To Officially Diagnose Vitiligo? Are There Any Benefits Of Doing This?

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Thank you.