World Vitiligo Day is an advocacy and campaign to increase Vitiligo awareness and enlightenment, raise funds for research and empower national vitiligo associations and support groups and is sponsored and administered by the Vitiligo Research Foundation.
You may find yourself wondering if you should even venture out into the sun with this skin condition. The answer is layered. Sunlight can be good for vitiligo, but you must be sufficiently protected at all times.
The life of a vitiligan can sometimes be compared with a labyrinth. We encounter twisted and sudden turns. We slide, we fall and then we rise again. We continue to seek our way out. If we have hope, then surely we can find that exit door together, despite our location inside the labyrinth.
Vitiligo is a relatively common affection in which abnormal skin pigmentation. Vitiligo disorder is manifested by the presence of well defined light spots on the skin. The formation of these spots in the skin is due to destruction (damage) and the functional or inactivity of melanocytes.
Vitiligo Statistics - Who is affected?
November 10 | 2016
Vitiligo is an affection that occurs in all countries, the incidence of this disease is in a range of 0.1% to 4%. In some countries, they have a frequency of 8%. Higher the frequency of vitiligo in India, Mexico and Japan.