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Need information about UVB therapy for vitiligo

I have had vitiligo since 2005. I have tried Protopic and the steroid treatments a few times now but seem to always get discourage by the lack of results that I achieve. I do have one spot on my stomach that did start to show repigmentation but it revert back to being just white again. I've been thing about doing a more aggressive treatment with the UVB therapy. Any suggestions?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
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If you have not observed any increase in size of your vitiligo patch and there are no new erruptions for atleast last 6 months, your disease might have responded and stabilized due to the treatment you have taken.n this case you may opt for Plastic surgical removal of those vitiligo patches
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