Often times, in the excitement of trying something new to help our vitiligo, we forget the importance of consulting with a doctor or nurse to make sure it is safe. It’s important to make sure that the thing you’re going to try is itself safe, but also if there could be any interaction complications with […]
People have questions about vitiligo, and Nathalie has some answers.
I have one question that i am so scared to find out the answer: WILL MY HAIR FALL OUT BECAUSE I HAVE VITILIGO? I tried to research [and found] nothing. Please HELP. I’m really scared. I love my hair i don’t want to lose that too. Some of my roots near my forehead where some of the vitiligo is turning white. What can i do???
A couple of months ago I began searching the internet for vitiligo success stories when I came across one that showed me that I was on the right track with my experiment. Ilana is from Sweden and has been dealing with vitiligo, alopecia, and psoriasis. Her site describes how she stuck with a regiment of […]
Not being a member of the medical/scientific community, I am not privy to the day to day goings on when it comes to learning about the latest advancements in finding a cure for vitiligo, but with the help of the United States Patent and Trademark office, I can get a general picture of current and […]
I experienced a lot of re-pigmantation from sitting in the sun for 15-30 minutes per day in the summer and my excimer xtrac laser treatments are showing some very positive results since going from 1 to 3 visits per week. However, the excimer laser utilizes narrow-band UVB (not UVA) to target only the white patches.
Hi Nathalie, How much does the laser cost? I’m really interested and desperate on doing the laser treatment..I don’t know if my insurance will cover it and spreading rapidly on my body.
Nathalie, I read your article about pepper possibly improving repigmentation in vitiligo patients. I have had vitiligo for nearly 10 years. However, it is a very mild case and was not exposed on my face until a few years ago. My dermatologist has put me on a topical cream that doesn’t seem to do much […]
I wish I could share with you each of the emails that I receive from people with vitiligo, just so you could see that others feel the same way that you do at times about having patchy skin. I can’t though because sometimes a soul is bared through the writings and unless the emailer asks […]