What is Vitiligo?
A condition in which the skin turns white due to loss of pigment, melanin that gives the skin colour.
What happens in Vitiligo?
- Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune cells target and destroy melanocytes in certain areas.
- It can be localised or generalised in nature..
- Tyrosinase enzyme activity, melanin production and its transfer to the top layer of skin decreases.
Whom does it affect?
- People develop the condition prior to age 40.
- About 50% develop vitiligo before age 20.
- It is sometimes inherited and also associated with other medical conditions like thyroid.
Dual Drug therapy
- Caratol E tablets
- Bekay Tablets
- S.I.V.A Herbal Drops
- Psorolin Medicated Bathing Bar
- Verdura Mela Pro Cream
- Augment tyrosinase activity and melanin production.
- Increase dendrite formation in melanocytes.
- Transfer melanin to keratinocytes.
- Increases dendrite formation in melanocytes (aids transfer of melanin to skin cells ).
- Transfers the melanin to keratinocytes (Increases pigmentation in skin).
- Provide an extra barrier to ensure sustained release of actives.
- Offers sun protection.
Psorolin Medicated Bathing Bar
- Enhances exfoliation and reduces scaling of the skin.
- Opens up the skin pores to receive subsequent treatment.
- Retains skin moisture and supports the elasticity of the skin.
Verdura Mela Pro Cream
- Increases the susceptibility of skin to UV rays.
- Kindles genetic memory of the skin to produce melanin in Vitiligo.
- Proven to be hypoallergenic and safe for long term use (Skin irritation study in human volunteers)