Vitiligo Treatment

Vitiligo causes people to lose pigmentation in different patches of skin. These patches can grow over time and show up on any part of the body. If you suffer from this autoimmune condition, you might feel insecure about your appearance. The doctors at Palm Beach Dermatology Group can help you with that, though.

We offer the most up-to-date treatment to our patients with vitiligo in South Florida. It will help restore the color of your skin and boost your confidence.

Call us today at (561) 499-0660 to book an appointment with our team.
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Everything You Need to Know About Vitiligo

Mayo Clinic describes vitiligo as an autoimmune skin condition that causes discoloration and a loss of pigmentation in the skin, usually turning the skin a light color or white. The affected patches of skin can occur on any body part and spread over time.

Melanin typically determines hair and skin color. When cells that create melanin stop working or die, vitiligo occurs. Anyone can deal with this condition, but it’s more noticeable in those who have a darker complexion. People usually start developing it before they turn 30.

Fortunately, it’s not harmful, but it can take a toll on your self-image.

Types of Vitiligo
In general, the type of vitiligo you have will fall into one of five categories:
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Universal vitiligo
which affects all skin surfaces
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which affects the skin on the hands and face, especially the ears, nose, and eyes
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Severe sunburn
the most common type of this condition, in which the discoloration affects both sides of the body symmetrically
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Trauma to the skin
which affects only one or a few parts of the body
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A family history
which affects one side or body part, typically in younger children
We cannot always predict how vitiligo will progress, but in the majority of cases, most of the skin becomes discolored.
What Are the Rosacea
Symptoms We Treat at Palm
Beach Dermatology Group?

You might have vitiligo if you notice these signs:

  • Discoloration in your mucus membranes, or the tissues in and around your mouth and nose.
  • Premature gray or white hair on your scalp, beard, eyebrows, or eyelashes.
  • Loss of skin color or whitening in your face, hands, genitals, or body openings.
Who Qualifies
Who Qualifies for Rosacea Treatment
in Delray Beach?

Most people with rosacea are over age 30. If you have symptoms and fall into this age bracket, our team will take the necessary steps to diagnose you and create an effective treatment plan. We generally diagnose rosacea based on a skin exam. A skin biopsy is sometimes necessary to rule out other conditions.

Palm Beach Dermatology Group accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare.

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Questions You May Have About
Rosacea Treatment in Delray Beach

When you choose our doctors to treat your rosacea, you can rest assured that we will make you feel as comfortable and prepared as you can. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us.

Some questions patients often wonder about include:

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