Many of our members talk about the itch factor when living with vitiligo. Have you heard of occupational vitiligo? Well, there are ingredients to look for in products you use that can make you itchy. These ingredients can be contributing to the itch as well as triggering vitiligo patches on your skin. Not everyone will experience ‘the… Read More
Emory University’s Department of Dermatology will host another vitiligo awareness and support group event September 06, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Alperin Auditorium at 1525 Clifton Road. The event is being held in collaboration with Vitiligo Bond Inc., a registered nonprofit organization that seeks to provide support for those living with… Read More
Are you or your child being bullied because of vitiligo? Experts say that progressive bullying can lead to low physical and psychological health, depression and low self-esteem. Here at Vitiligo Bond we encourage you to let your light shine no matter what and keep your chin up. We believe in knowing and teaching our kids… Read More
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It was described for the first time in 1872 by Heinrich Koebner, a well-known 19th century dermatologist, who gave it his name. Vitiligo/white patches may appear and develop on healthy skin which has suffered a trauma. Traumas do not necessarily trigger the response. Did you de-pigment or re-pigment in an area where you had trauma to the skin?
Besides checking your Vitamin D level, did you check the level of your minerals? Cooper and Zinc imbalances have been linked to triggering vitiligo. In addition, imbalances can make one prone to acne, sunburn, having sensitive skin, and so much more. The next time you visit your doctor for your annual check-up, be sure to… Read More
How do I know if I have vitiligo? Vitiligo develops with a tiny white spot (it can look as if it were made with the nib of a sharpie), which can go unnoticed for years. Sometimes the white spot will re-pigment by itself. People usually discover the depigmentation on their skin when the spot gets… Read More
One of our major sponsors is leading the way with vitiligo awareness! We have door prizes, sun protective hats, super coupons for members and anyone interested in sun protection clothing. We love our sponsors. Some of Coolibar’s products will be featured at our 6/14/14 Radical Self Expression Summit (www.radicalselfie.com). For more information about Coolibar visit them… Read More