Saturday, 8 April 2017

Understanding Segmental Vitiligo

A skin disorder caused due to destruction of melanin producing cells, vitiligo, is characterised by white patches on skin. More noticeable on dark skinned people, vitiligo usually occurs in the younger generation.
Segmental vitiligo is a type of vitiligo where the white patches appears to be segmented towards a certain part of the body. They are limited to one side of the body and are known be much more stable and constant than the other type of vitiligo.
The white patches that are associated with segmental vitiligo develops in the form of small white spots and eventually develop to bigger patches with time. Found to be unilateral they are associated with the dorsal roots of spine.
Effects of segmental vitiligo
Segmental vitiligo is usually found on the face, leg, arm and so on. The affected parts of the body loose colour. The colour change can occur on head, eyebrows and eyelashes as well. This kind of vitiligo is known to show its presence early in life, proceed for some time and then remains constant.
Though more limited than non-segmental vitiligo, it is known to spread faster than the latter. Once the spread stops, the white patches are known to stay constant throughout the life. Segmental vitiligo is usually found to develop in the earlier ages, before 10 years.
Although segmental vitiligo is known to progress faster, they can be treated completely in the initial stages, that is before the white patches begins to spread throughout the body. The treatment for segmental vitiligo includes: -
Some of treatment techniques are more effective than other. A combination treatment methodology involving topical treatments with photo therapy is known to yield the best results for segmental vitiligo.
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Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Vitiligo – Not a Simple White Patch

Vitiligo is not just pigmentation and in a number of cases is extremely obvious. It is not contagious in any way. What may completely cure one particular person's vitiligo may equally as easily don't have any influence on the other, or even have negative results. To understand it better, please do fully.

Vitiligo - Explained
Skin is the mirror that reflects our entire personality. Vitiligo is the loss of skin pigmentation Melanocyte and the lost area turns white patch with no clear cause. It is otherwise called as leucoderma. This problem gives an awkward appearance to the dark people. When the melanocyte decreases in the skin, the Vitiligo spot and patches can occur at any area of our body even in the mucous membranes such as mouth and nose inner tissues, retina. There is a prevalent myth about no proper treatment for Vitiligo. But we, Melanosite take the entire care for Vitiligo treatment in Bangalore.


How it is caused and its impacts?
Although Vitiligo does not impair on any part of the body, still it depresses the people emotionally. There are no specific causes for such problems which are not discovered yet. But, doctors and researchers believe some factors that contribute to this problem such as strong  exposure to chemicals, metabolic and emotional reasons, burns, inflammation in the skin, and Pernicious anemia.

Treatments for Vitiligo - Solution
We provide the necessary treatments to decrease the intense visibility of white patches, slow down the loss of pigmentation by appropriate medical techniques. Topical treatments such as applying sunscreen lotions, whole body phototherapy, and de-pigmentation for dark skinned people are offered at special rates especially for melanosite patients. When all the above procedures fail to give expected results, some surgical treatments are advised by our doctors.
Vitiligo patients  are advised to meet us for proper diagnosis and treatment. When you come here with fear  about your problem, we ensure you will go back with a proper guidance and treatment. You can rely on the experience and expertise. Diminish your fear, curb hard feelings, and look here at the proper gateway which is opened and emerges with outstanding solutions for Vitiligo, which means that you should be keep on going until you reach your proper destination.

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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Get Treated For Vitiligo And Improve Your Social Life

Vitiligo can be defined as a disorder affecting your skin where white patches are formed at the surface of your skin affecting your eyes, mouth and nose too. This is caused by the destruction of pigmentation cells called melanocytes.

Melanin produced by melanocytes gives pigmentation to your skin. Destruction of these cells in an area leads to the discoloration of the skin in that area. This may start as a small spot disorder and can eventually spread to wide areas overtime.

Many people or almost all of them suffering from the disorder of vitiligo are always  embarrassed and thereby find it awkward to face the public, crowd or attend any social functions.

Causes of vitiligo:

Studies prove that vitiligo is the result of demolition of melanin producing melanocytes in a particular area, which is caused due to the reverse reaction of body immune system, and therefore is an autoimmune disorder. The real cause for the attack of body immune system is still unknown.
Vitiligo disorder is equally affected to people of any races. The affected area seems to appear pale or white whereas the other area appears darker. This is normally caused in areas exposed to sun. Vitiligo appears before the age of 40 and causes the early greying of your hair. This disorder can be hereditary too.

Vitiligo Treatment :

Vitiligo is a skin disorder which is not curable. But the treatment can bring some betterment in the condition. Many cosmetic products including sunscreen can protect you from vitiligo. Different medical management methods like phototherapy and surgical management of vitiligo is performed to treat the disorder. Sometimes melanocyte cells are injected into the affected area, so as to regain the lost melanin pigmentation.

Treatment for vitiligo is carried out in two sections. In first section spreading of white patches are controlled and later on in second section, the treatment to reduce vitiligo patches are carried out.

A surgical approach is adopted for treating vitiligo when all the other medical treatments are seem to be failed. There are various types surgical management for vitiligo and can be named as,
  • Suction blister grafting
  • Follicular unit grafting
  • Smash grafting
  • Split thickness grafting
  • Non-cultured epidermal suspensions
  • Melanocyte culture transplant
  • Miniature punch grafting

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

White Patches Treatment In Bangalore

The appearance of white patches on your body is medically termed as vitiligo. These white patches can appear at any areas of your body like, hands, legs, face and mouth, around the eyes, lips, arms and feet.
Vitiligo tretment in Bangalore
The damage or loss of skin pigmentation will lead to the appearance of white patches in the corresponding area. Vitiligo can affect anybody irrespective of their age.

Causes of vitiligo:

Skin pigmentation is given by melanin. The destruction of these melanin producing pigmentation cells known as melanocytes, will cause the formation of white patches. The actual cause of the destruction of melanocytes are still unknown. But studies say that the body immune system attacks our own body disrupting the melanocytes of that area. But the reason for this attack of our body immune system is still unknown.

Risk factor for vitiligo:

About 4% of the population suffer from the vitiligo. Male and female are equally prone to vitiligo disorder. People get mostly affected between the ages of 10 to 30. They show off severe symptoms before the age of 40. If one has a family history of vitiligo he is at the risk of the same. Some people who suffer from autoimmunity diseases has an increased chances of getting vitiligo.

Symptoms of vitiligo:

Vitiligo exhibits the initial symptoms of rapid pigmentation loss. This pigmentation loss is stable for a long period, but later on it spreads to a wide area. Vitiligo affects one in the areas which is mostly exposed to sun and the areas of the body openings. In some vitiligo causes early greying of hairs.

Treatment for vitiligo:

Once you diagnosed to have vitiligo, your actual treatment procedure will be carried out in two sections. In first section of treatment, the spreading of white patches to wide areas is controlled. Once it is at controlled levels, the second section of treatments is carried out where the melanocytes are injected into the areas affected by the vitiligo, so that the loss pigmentation is recovered.

Vitiligopedia, the best vitiligo care centre in Bangalore, offers you the best and effective treatment for vitiligo. Our centre proposes and has a strong faith in spreading the rays of hope into the life of people beaten by vitiligo. Our mission is “Spreading right colour in right way”.

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