EXPERT PERSPECTIVES IN VITILIGO

Experts in the field discuss new therapies and how they will impact the dermatologist's practice.

Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD: Utilizing Ruxolitinib Cream for Patients with Vitiligo

Dr. Chovatiya discusses how to effectively treat patients with vitiligo using topical ruxolitinib cream. He emphasizes the importance of a slow and steady treatment regimen that targets stopping inflammation and stimulating repigmentation.

MORE EXPERT PERSPECTIVES IN VITILIGO

Dr. Elbuluk discusses a recently published retrospective chart review that she and her colleagues published in the Archives of Dermatological Research, which included all patients diagnosed with vitiligo treated at a private hospital and a public hospital over a period of ten years, with a focus on associated psychiatric comorbidities. She summarizes the findings of rates of anxiety and depression in patients with vitiligo in terms of gender, race, and socioeconomic status....
Seemal Desai, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in private and academic practice in Dallas, Texas, discusses the positive impact a recent topical approval has shown for the treatment of vitiligo. He mentions the current effectiveness of excimer lasers for phototherapy as well as potential new surgical procedures on the horizon in 2023....