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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

Narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) Phototherapy
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I have not discussed this with any doctor because it scares me. However I have the question of whether this is to return the skin color and is it an ongoing treatment? Is it expensive treatment?

Thank you,

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Hi qu
Thank you for this information. I am tight with cash but it doesn't seems too expensive, definitely making an appointment with dermatologist to check this up maybe I can apply it around my lips… read more

Has Anyone Tried Dermahealer NBUVB Lamp?
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Hi Kacie. I have that same question does home light therapy work.

Is It Even Worth Using All These Creams And Medicines To Try And Stop The Spread Of Vitiligo?
A MyVitiligoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I used a cream called Protopic 0,1%

For the first 3 months it removed a spot on my neck. After a while it stopped working and the spread of my vitiligo started to increase.

I also was recommended to take vitamin D tablets (1000 ICU) and Zinc. I have found that the spread is not reversing or slowing down. Seeing that there actually isn't really a cure, I have come to a point where I have stopped using the creams.

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

I too have found that nothing works I've learned to deal with it in every spot that I have received begins as a heart and I still have many that look like hearts. I think it's a kiss from God and to… 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 There A Gene Identified For Vitiligo?
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Joe6 hello and I hope you're doing well! I'm fine and having a great weekend! In respond to your question I found the following online as written below
Yes, some candidate genes
have been identified… read more

Does Repigmentation That Comes From Uvb Therapy Last ?
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Anxhela hello! UVB phototherapy works by stimulating melanocytes
the cells in the skin that produce pigment. In areas with depigmentation, these cells are either absent or dysfunctional. When exposed… 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 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

A MyVitiligoTeam Member

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

I'm 54y/o Black Woman. I've Been Told That I Looked Like My 30's Or 40's UNTIL My Vitiligo Came. Has Anyone Seemed To Age Faster?
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Yes!! I also often got mistaken for being way younger than I actually was BEFORE vitiligo
It is discouraging, I was proud of how young I used to look
My eyebrows are almost all gray, along with… read more