LAHAINA, HAWAII – “I just want people to be aware that all of these autoimmune diseases are there for a reason.” – Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi
Skin of Color
Fitzpatrick skin type (FST) was developed to assess the propensity of the skin to burn during phototherapy, but it also is commonly used by...
“Who knows? Pretty soon, vitiligo may no longer be a ‘thing’ that causes ‘stares’ and ‘glares,’ ” Dr. Desai said.
“We’re all just people, no matter how many melanin granules we have.”
From the Journals
Among patients treated with the nonablative fractional 1,927 nm laser, there was a mean improvement of about 43% in hyperpigmented areas.
MADRID – Ruxolitinib cream, a topical JAK 1/2 inhibitor, achieved unprecedented improvement in facial and total-body vitiligo.
An 18-year-old woman presented to our dermatology clinic with persistent diffuse discoloration on the upper body of more than 5 years’ duration....
Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation Following Treatment of Hyperkeratosis Lenticularis Perstans With Tazarotene Cream 0.1%
Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans can be difficult to diagnose and treat. In this case, 5-fluorouracil cream and tazarotene cream were used on...
A 55-year-old man presented with red-violet patches on the right arm and chest that had been present since birth. The patches were asymptomatic...
NEW YORK – Elimination of resident-memory T cells is showing promise for durable vitiligo control.
Iris hyperpigmentation can occur when bimatoprost eye drops are applied to the eyes for treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma, but reports...