Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes a loss of pigment from areas of the skin, leaving white patches all over the skin.

Vitiligo

You Can’t Teach What has no history

You Can’t Teach What Has No History “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life. God didn’t go to all the trouble of …

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This is me: Vitiligo Awareness

I was diagnosed with vitiligo at the age of seven, and I am now thirty years old. Most of my life I have had vitiligo, which is a skin condition that causes a loss of pigment from areas of the skin, leaving white patches all over the skin.

Vitiligo diagnosis by age

When your child is diagnosed with Ichthyosis, you’ll likely need to explain the disease to not only your child as they grow up but also siblings, cousins, friends, and acquaintances. We’d like to break down some examples of age appropriate ways to explain Ichthyosis.

Meet KURTIS

Kurtis is 14 years old. He loves music and video games, but he dreams of becoming a professional basketball player. When he’s not a school, you can find him on the court practicing with his AAU team, Texas Explosion!

Living the Dream!

Dr. Bree has been living the dream! Over the past two weeks, she has been busy connecting with physicians, colleagues, patients, community members and friends while sharing her love of pediatric dermatology and her desire to help children and their families affected by skin conditions and birthmarks. Thankful for Misti with the Mommie Series who …

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Houston Vitiligo Awareness Movement

Houston Vitiligo Awareness Movement “Embrace Who You Are” is being hosted by D’Lyric Inspired. The event will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 3-6pm at Preston Theater. Dr. Bree is one of the guest speakers, and there will be many talented guest artists performing. It is going to be a great time to connect …

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Celebration of World Vitiligo Day 2016

Conceived by patients for patients, World Vitiligo Day is a truly global event that takes place each year on June 25th to increase awareness of vitiligo and raise funds for research, support and education. To learn more go to: http://vrfoundation.org/patients–2/world-vitiligo-day andhttp://25june.org/  

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