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Category Archives: Vitiligo

Vitiligo, Research and Information on Different Vitiligo Treatments

Your skin cells have pigment molecules called melanocytes that impart colour to your skin. Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder, in which these melanocytes are destroyed leading to white coloured spots, streaks or patches appearing on different parts of the body. The areas mostly include the face, fingers, hands, wrists, body folds, and sites of injury. Mucous membranes […]

Natural Alternatives for Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin condition in which white patches appear on different parts of the body. This occurs because the Melanocyte cells that are responsible for skin coloration are destroyed. White patches may start appearing sporadically and increase in size as Melanocyte destruction spreads. Patches usually appear on hands and feet. These physical manifestations of […]


We all have seen many people with white de-pigmented patches on their skin. We always wonder what could be the cause but have not asked for fear of causing embarrassment to the person affected. These white patches are called Vitiligo. It is due to a disorder of the skin pigment. Dr. Khyati DaveDr Khyati Dave […]

Getting to know-Vitiligo

Vitiligo or Leucoderma is an acquired pigmentation disorder of the skin and mucous membranes. It is characterized by circumscribed white patches of varying shapes and sizes on the skin. Vitiligo is a progressive disorder in which some or all of the melanocytes in the affected are destroyed. Dr. Khyati DaveDr Khyati Dave is a licensed […]