How to find a dermatologist?
Here is the website: http://www.aad.org/find-a-derm
What’s the cost of treatment & insurance coverage?
Check with your insurance carrier to find out if vitiligo treatment is covered. Vitiligo may be classed as a cosmetic disorder therefore some insurances carriers may not pay for treatment of vitiligo. Average cost after deductible is about $100 per office visit.
How effective are long term vitiligo treatments?
Depends on how your body reacts to the treatments and the consistency of your office visits. Always inquire about the side effects of any potential treatments.
To find out more about what’s going on the vitiligo community click on the above ‘Treatment and Studies’ menu tab.
Are there holistic treatments and alternatives?
Some of the benefits of holistic medicine are that the herbalist tends to look at the underlying cause of the disorder in the body. Holistic approach may have fewer side effects than synthetic drugs. Some recommendations to helping the body return to normal is the use of meditation, exercise, yoga, detoxifying your body and your environment, colon cleansing, acupuncture and Chinese herbs.
We have a holistic member who is Dr. Kee who posts wellness tips every Wednesday on our Facebook forum and is available for contact. You can click on the ‘Holistic’ menu tab for more information.
How to accept what you see in the mirror?
The mirror is just the beginning of knowing who you are. Who or what is living inside of you? Are you paying attention to that inner being?
To find out more about developing your spiritual self and to stay inspired click on the above ‘Empowerment’ menu tab.
Cover up makeup and accentuating what you have!
Featured above is Janine and other VBI members click on the above ‘Tips’ menu tab.
Are there international groups? Visit: http://25june.org/en/map
What’s the best sunblock?
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