I received an email today from a woman asking whether or not the XTRAC treatments are covered by insurance. It is covered by some companies. I was contacted by a company who arranged for me to try the treatment and write about the results.Â I agreed to do it because if there is something out […]
Today was my first visit to the dermatologist, Dr. Ring, for my XTRAC laser vitiligo treatments. I arrived at the office and was immediately taken to an examination. A few minutes later, Dr. Ring and a nurse came in and made a pictorial documentation of the locations of my white patches with a computer program. […]
After pondering a while as to why i was not repigmenting, I began to wonder, “if my body was not naturally absorbing the B12, why would it do so just because I was taking a high dose?” This lead me to wonder why I wasn’t absorbing the B12. Then I remembered a great story I read about a little girl named Emily whose family completely changed their diet and lifestyle to cure their daughter of vitiligo. It worked because Emily had an intolerance to gluten and once they cleared that from her diet, she was better.
Nothing short of amazing. That’s what I think when I see the results of Vitiligo Cover Lotion that hides the white patches of vitiligo on my skin. UPDATE February 20, 2017 I apologize that the video that was on this page has been moved from the originating site. Once their updated video is re-posted I […]
I was just watching a show at the Nova site about the discovery of RNAi (the ‘i’ stands for interference) in cells. It’s best that you go read what the experts wrote about it, but here is a short quote from the site about it: Here was a part of the body’s natural immune system […]
Have you ever visited the Photomedex.com site? They have recently received FDA approval for their XTRAC laser to treat vitiligo. “The XTRAC laser utilizes UVB light to potentially stimulate melanocytes that may be present deep in the skin.” So, essentially it’s like having sunlight concentrated to the white patches to stimulate re-pigmentation. I’ve seen the […]
I received a comment today from a woman who thinks that she might have vitiligo and her words made me take pause to think. She spoke of having a few autoimmune diseases in her family and about the research she has done to try and find a cure for her own ailments. The medical community […]
Pearls for Practice At the end of treatment, 64% of patients in the NB-UVB group showed greater than 50% improvement in BSA affected by vitiligo vs 36% of patients in the PUVA group. All patients in the NB-UVB group had excellent color match of the repigmented skin vs only 11 (44%) of those in the […]