Welcome to Noble Vitiligo Clinic – A Vitiligo Treatment Center in Bangalore
Vitiligo / Leucoderma / or plain white patches on skin the mere appearance of white patches on skin is enough to send one into a state of panic depression.
Then one starts the search for a cure, and the confusion options varying from tablets, ointments, uv lights, surgery, allopathy, homeopathy, ayurveda, unnani, herbs, magic lotions and pills.
All of us are born with Melanocyte, the job of which is to manufacture melanin pigment in the skin, there are two types of cells in the epidermis the Melanocytes and the keratinocytes, the Melanocyte manufacture the pigment melanin which is then stored in the keratinocytes the storage cells in the skin.
This is the next procedure in evolution of surgical treatment for vitiligo. We have been performing Melanocyte transplants in India since 1996, as it was new at that time and only three doctors including myself worldwide were doing this procedure it was ridiculed as being unsafe by most of the other dermatologists.
Once the white patch appears and starts to spread then all patients require Medical Treatment to be started, this could be in the form of immuno modulators, immuno suppressives,or steriods coupled with narrow band UV therapy or Excimer laser therapy.
White patches on skin, also known as vitiligo is a skin disorder wherein the skin losses its usual pigmentation/ color. Though medically it is not a very serious disease, the social stigma which is attached to it, makes vitiligo a matter of grave concern.