I'm currently 16 years old and a few months ago on the middle of my nose, i saw a blotch of skin that was lighter then the rest of my skin. I asked my mom's friend who is a doctor, and she said it waas nothing. However my mom says to use sunscreen. I use it everyday and nothing. I'm really worried about this. Any help? Like treatments without usuing laser?
What is the Best Non-Laser Treatment for Vitiligo?
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Another light modality PUVA, psoralen plus ultraviolet A. This has the advantage of being much more palatable to the insurance companies. Takes about 20 light treatments but has a decent success rate.
Protopic ointment 0.1 applied twice a day, eilther in conjunction with PUVA or by itself. A potent topical steroid can also be tried.
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