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Welcome to the Vitiligo friends network. This is a place where those with Vitiligo, their family, and their friends can share information and stay in touch. Started in 2007, we are now over 7,000 members!

Please consider going to the forum and posting a welcome message. Be sure to let us know what part of the world you are from. You can also use the search box at the top right to look for topics that are already in discussion!

To avoid spammers on the network, we have to approve your membership after you sign up to join (filling out the profile questions helps us a lot). If you send spam or inappropriate messages you will be banned from the network. If you receive unsolicited off-topic messages, or see any inappropriate material here, please report it. We have a no-tolerance policy for those who claim a "cure" or use this space to advertise.

So glad you are here!

--Steve

P.S. Commercial posts, including repeated endorsements of "cures," will be removed.

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Results with new Innovabiologics therapy

Wanted to provide an update on a relatively new therapy I tried nearly a year ago.  I've been impressed...Some background: After trying UVB unsuccessfully for 4 months and no results with topical prescription creams, my derm was going to give up. …See More
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Results with new Innovabiologics therapy

Started by MIchelle Hammer 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

Wanted to provide an update on a relatively new therapy I tried nearly a year ago.  I've been impressed...Some background: After trying UVB unsuccessfully for 4 months and no results with topical…Continue

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It seems just a similarity, but it's the same causative factor: Oxidation!

Started by Robot Jun 3. 0 Replies

Hi Friends,All the pictures below have one thing in common: The oxidation caused by free oxygen radicals.Despite the effects are noticeable on the surface, the damage starts usually from inside.So,…Continue

Avoiding vitiligo on face

Started by Robot. Last reply by Robot Jun 3. 4 Replies

According to my studies, physical trauma, friction, pressure, injuries and oxidative stress on a daily…Continue

A chance to get your questions answered

Started by Heidi Savage. Last reply by Heidi Savage Jun 3. 2 Replies

Hey guys! Hope you’re all having a lovely day!I’ve had vitiligo for 15 years and have been in remission for several years now. I’m currently in the process of putting a blog together, which will…Continue

I started to cry, too.

Started by Steve Hargadon. Last reply by Surbhi Bansal Jun 2. 27 Replies

I just received this message from someone who saw the http://UniquelyBeautiful.net photo page and requested to join Vitiligo Friends:"the disease is now…Continue

Newly diagnosed I am devastated!!

Started by Maria. Last reply by Dave Catrain May 31. 10 Replies

I am 32 female married living in London and have one son who is 2.I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroid last year and this month with vitiligo.I have it on my hands and I don’t still know how to…Continue

Preventing Re-Pigmentation

Started by Ish. Last reply by Jackie O May 28. 7 Replies

I'm roughly 75% depigmented and going through depigmentation; but starting to have trouble with re-pigmentation spots.Has anyone else gone through this? Any suggestions on how to avoid/eliminate them?Continue

depigmentation

Started by janis gordon. Last reply by Jackie O May 28. 45 Replies

has anyone tried depigmentation, and what are the side effects if any. Continue

Vitiligo Treatment

Started by Ketan. Last reply by Ketan May 20. 9 Replies

I am looking for controlling the spread. It's almost covered the exposed areas. Currently in Mumbai and don't want to try allopathic other than UVB if effective.Looking for suggestions and also…Continue

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    Uniquely Beautiful showcases the unique beauty of those with Vitiligo--both for others to see, and for those of us with Vitiligo to appreciate our own beauty. While our VitiligoFriends.org is a private network, Uniquely Beautiful is a separate site for public view in order to encourage others with Vitiligo. However, there are no names or contact information, just photos of faces.

    To have your photo be part of Uniquely Beautiful send a face shot or a photo that has your face in it (without makeup, and whether or not you have Vitiligo on your face). We'll add it to the wall of beautiful Vitiligo faces. Someone with Vitiligo coming to this site might feel instantly better about him or herself, knowing the rest of us exist. Someone who doesn't have it would hopefully begin to recognize the diversity and beauty of who we are.

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