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What Causes: Vitiligo

Vitiligo occurs because of a lack of melanin being produced by the skin. Melanin is a pigment that melanocyte skin cells produce. Melanin is responsible for your skin’s colour.

When you have vitiligo, your melanocyte skin cells aren’t working effectively enough to produce the right amount of melanin for your skin. When this happens, white, paler patches of skin appear.

Vitiligo may be genetic, but it can also be triggered by certain factors. These include -

  • Sunburn
  • Chemical exposure
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Stress
  • Neurogenic reasons
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Vitiligo Treatment
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Treatment Options:

At Este, we understand just how upsetting vitiligo can be. Fortunately, we are one of the first clinics in the UK to offer ground-breaking treatment for this skin condition. It’s called Exciplex Light Therapy and it uses monochromatic UVB light technology to target deep into your skin’s epidermis.

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Visia Digital Skin Analysis

Visia Digital Skin Analysis

When we use the Visia Digital Skin Analysis to assess your skin, we are using a tool that allows us to see deep below the surface layer of your skin and detect a multiple of potential concerns. This advanced technology allows us to pick up on issues such as spots, wrinkles, texture, pores, UV spots, scars, red areas, porphyrins and more.

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