Vitiligo Treatment in Ahmedabad
Vitiligo is a common skin disease that hits 3-4 % of the population in India. It causes white patches to grow on the skin and hair. People who are suffering from a white spot on skin or vitiligo go through a deep passionate trauma. However, we at iVA Skin Clinic and Laser Center develop hope in many patients who are seeing Vitiligo Treatment in Ahmedabad. Along with Vitiligo Treatment in Ahmedabad our vitiligo specialist also work closely with people with mental trauma they go through, offering free discussions and psychological counseling. Unlike another Vitiligo clinic in Ahmedabad, we do not focus only on the money part however our greatest satisfaction is our patients get cured of the disease.
What causes vitiligo?
It is thought to be mediated by an auto immune process - which means the pigment producing cells ‘melanocytes’ are under attack from the body’s own immune system.
How can vitiligo be treated?
In India there are many myths and psycho -social stigma attached to vitiligo. Many people believe vitiligo to be hereditary or contagious disease but it is not so. Vitiligo can be greatly reduced and cured in about 50% of the cases and early detection is important to control the disease activity. Treatment depends on the extent of vitiligo, patient’s age and availability of treatment.
Treatment options are :
- Topical steroids
- Immunomodulator creams
- Excimer lamp treatment, NBUVB radiation.
- Surgical options - punch graft, suction blister grafting, autologous non cultured melanocyte transfer, ultrathin split-thickness skin grafting.