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Vitiligo or leucoderma is a chronic skin disorder characterized by the loss of melanocytes, the cells responsible for producing melanin, which gives color to the skin.
The exact causes of vitiligo are not fully understood, but research suggests that it may be a result of a combination of genetic, environmental, and autoimmune factors.
causes of Vitiligo:
The exact cause of vitiligo is not fully understood, but it is believed to be an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the melanocytes (pigment-producing cells) in the skin. Some possible factors that may trigger vitiligo include:
In conclusion, vitiligo is a complex disorder with a variety of potential causes. While the exact cause is still unknown, a combination of genetic, autoimmune, environmental, oxidative stress, and neural factors may contribute to the development of the condition.
Further research is needed to fully understand the underlying mechanisms of vitiligo and develop more effective treatments for this condition.
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Non-surgical methods of treatment:
To know more about narrow band uvb/a therapy continue reading about NBUVB/NBUVA treatment for Vitiligo.
At ARSHI SKIN AND HAIR CLINIC, SENIOR DERMATOLOGIST, DR.T.ANNAPURNA who has specialized in Vitiligo management, will devise the treatment protocol after thorough examination .She has performed Vitiligo surgeries on hundreds of patients in her decade spanning career and is world renowned for her success rate.
THE CENTRES ARE WELL EQUIPPED WITH FULL BODY UVB CHAMBERS AND HAND AND FOOT PANELS FOR OPTIMUM TREATMENT.
FOR PATIENTS WHO CANNOT PAY REGUALR VISITS TO THE CLINIC, A CUSTOMIZED HOME CARE NARROW BAND UVB DEVICE IS PROVIDED ALONG WITH TREATMENT PROTOCOL AND USAGE INSTRUCTIONS.