What is vitiligo?
Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is an unpredictable, generally progressive skin disease, which results in a loss of inherited skin color over the lifetime of the person. Vitiligo is a non-lethal, non-contagious disease and it does not cause any organic harm, but it has a devastating effec...MORE
Many celebrities have had to deal with having vitiligo while living in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career. Here are a few courageous famous people who face vitiligo in the public eye: Top model, Winnie Harlow (photo, right) from Toronto...MORE
World Vitiligo Day is an annual day specially dedicated to people with vitiligo. World Vitiligo Day Goals Steering Committee Famous Vitiligans About Vitiligo Over 100 million people suffer from vitiligo as a result of the ...MORE
World Vitiligo Day is bigger and better than ever in 2015 and J.F.K’s famous quote - “A rising tide lifts all boats” – springs to mind. Across the world - from captivating Croatia on the Mediterranean coast to the online global state of Facebook - doctors and supporters...MORE
Personal stories shared by people with vitiligo and their family members. Please feel free to share your story, too. We are all here to help one another.MORE
Vitiligo affects close to 100 million people worldwide, yet there is no cure in sight.MORE
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