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Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) Phototherapy
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When my vitiligo started I was treated with this medication and also tripsoralen I had to take the pills half an hour later take a sun cover very well my eyes. Very expensive medication. But between has skin cancer or cure the vitiligo I choose not continue with this medication ( it was for years) not result wasting money a frustrating

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That’s the right actitud. When people Drs etc notice that you are anxious to find cure for your condition they take advantage of this , very few people really want to help you. I went to a lot. I… read more

What Can I Do To Make My Hands And Feet Better?
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Hi, the freckles are the skin repigmenting! You want that!Opzalura will speed repigmentation process ! It worked extremely well when used everyday, twice a day, I’m very sensitive and had some side… read more

Is Vitiligo A Non-communicable Disease?
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Any One Out There With Segmental Vitiligo?
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I have segmental vitiligo since Nov. 2021. I have 3 small spots on the top of my right foot (vent). I am 55 years old with no history in my family. I am presently treating it with Opzelura and UVB twice a week.... no changes. Anyone out there with similar scenario? I thank you in advance for any information you may provide....it will definitely be so much more than what my dermatologist has provided. Claudia

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How long does this cream- Vitiligo Organics take effect of re-pigmentation ?

Does Repigmentation That Comes From Uvb Therapy Last ?
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Sure! Anytime!

Has Anyone Else Ordered A Home Phototherapy "machine"?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

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!

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

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?

Is Phtotherapy Safe For The Kids ?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

Has Any One Bought A Phototherapy Lamp? I See Them Online For $300-$500 And Can’t Imagine Spending That And Not Having Results.
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I found them on uvderma and would just like to know if anyone’s tried them?

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I just bought a blue light phototherapy home unit for $350. Still trying to figure out setting. It’s been about three weeks and it appears that some of my pigmentation is coming back in areas. Very… read more

Has Anyone Tried Psoralen (Metoxalene) ?
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Hi Antonio, I have not tried Psoralen yet but I have read some encouraging and inspiring results from people using it. I am making an appointment with my dermatologist to learn more about it and… read more