Fremont and Milpitas area doctors offer a cure for vitiligo patches on the skin
Patients in the areas of Fremont and Milpitas, CA who are dealing with vitiligo may be seeking treatment or even a cure for this skin disorder. Vitiligo can make patients feel self-conscious about their appearance due to patches on the skin. Patients have what appears to be color loss to patches of skin that may be in one area, or can spread
Is there a cure?
At this point, there is no cure for vitiligo. However, patients do have the option of treating it with a variety of methods. Spreading of vitiligo may be stopped with the use of certain medications or other treatments. Drs. Sunil Dhawan, Shurong Chang, and Robert Roth can describe the treatment options to patients who come into their practice for an evaluation.
How does vitiligo form?
Many patients want to know why they developed it. The doctors of the Center for Dermatology Cosmetic and Laser Surgery believe that an autoimmune disorder causes vitiligo. The body mistakenly attacks the melanocytes present in the skin. There is a possibility that some patients develop the disorder due to genetics and a predisposition to this and other conditions.
Treatment for vitiligo
There are several treatment options for patients with vitiligo:
- UV therapy
- Photodynamic therapy
- Immunosuppressive medications
- XTRAC laser
Determining which treatment is right for you is achieved during an evaluation.
Schedule an appointment today
At the Center for Dermatology Cosmetic and Laser Surgery, Drs. Sunil Dhawan, Shurong Chang, and Robert Roth provide exceptional, comprehensive care for patients who are struggling with conditions such as vitiligo. Contact their practice today to learn more. They have two convenient locations, their Fremont office at 257 Mowry Avenue, Suite 25, and their Milpitas practice at 995 Montague Expressway. Call the Fremont office at 855-717-1755 or the Milpitas office at 855-717-1756.Back to Medical Dermatology Page