In vitiligo, some areas are harder to repigment then others. For example areas such as ankles, hands and feet don't respond as well to UV treatment as do areas such as the face or neck. A team of researchers at the University of Cairo attempted to determine what is the cause of these differences.
Tips and tricks
I once met someone who would not answer at all when asked about his vitiligo spots. I think he never had the time to absorb the changes he was going through and therefore was totally blocking this subject.
Following a strict plan of UV sessions like the one needed for vitiligo treatment can be a daunting task. Up to 6 months of home photo-therapy with 3 or 4 weekly sessions take a lot of time. Missing out on a UV session can result in a decrease of the overall efficiency of the treatment.
We've went around the online shops selling UVB lamps and picked up the prices for hand-held units. As you can see prices vary depending on the producer/design/and functions. More details about two of the lamps in our old article,
The team here at Vitiligozone configured a search filter for the ClinicalTrials.gov website that outputs all the clinical trials recruiting vitiligo patients in your area. ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.