Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by patches if the skin losing their pigment becoming white. Risk factors include genetic factors, stress, injury and certain health conditions like thyroid, anemia and alopecia areata.
It occurs when the melanocytes, cells responsible for the skin pigmentation die or are unable to function.
Currently there is no cure for Vitiligo.Usage of conventional treatment including photo therapy and steroidal creams which help repigmentation. These in long run may burn or damage the upper layer of the skin and trigger cancer. Homeopathic treatment helps in controlling the spread of vitiligo by attempting to correct the immune system thereby enhancing the natural melanocyte formation.