Vitiligo Definition and Overview

Vitiligo disease is due to abnormal Skin pigmentation. In the lower layers of epidermis of our Skin, special cells called melanocytes cells form melanin pigment. Vitiligo is found in almost all races in equal proportion irrespective of age and gender. Vitiligo may be more common in people that have certain autoimmune diseases. We know that patients with vitiligo have more sensitive pigment cells.  Stay away from introduction to the sun in summer or when there are high temperatures. Continuously wear defender and shades.