Vitiligo is a depigmenting disorder where one's own body suddenly attacks the pigment cells known as melanocyctes.
  • This usually affects small areas, such as the lip, finger tips and can be elsewhere on the body.
  • Severe generalized vitiligo is rare


Q: What is the best treatment?
A: We need to combine creams, low dose steroid injections for 2-3 months & a light source exposure called NARROW BAND UVB

Q: Any side effects of the above?
A: Under specialist supervision, NO

Q: How often is the light exposure recommended?
A: 2-3 times per week

Q: How long before i see a good response?
A: Facial vitiligo - responds much faster - usually within 3-6 m onths - body vitiligo takes about a year