Vitiligo is a form of Leukoderma, or loss of skin pigmentation. This affects at least 1% of the world’s population. Vitiligo develops as white spots in the skin that vary in size and location.
These unsightly spots occur when melanocytes are destroyed and melanin can no longer be produced. Melanocytes normally occur throughout the skin, hair follicles, and some parts of the central nervous system.
Until recently, the only treatments made available were topical or injected corticosteroids. In order to
successfully treat Vitiligo South Shore Laser uses the newest advanced technology known as the 308 Eximer
UVB technology manufactured by Alma Lasers. This safe, painless procedure has the ability to produce short
pulses of 295-350nm light, which has been FDA approved to treat Vitiligo on all skin types. The 308 Eximer
is designed to only treat the affected areas. The number of treatments vary from 12 to upwards of 25 visits.
It is recommended to schedule a confidential, free consultation to ensure that you are a candidate for the