To increase the general awareness of the people by giving them the wide-ranging understanding of the disease and its treatment is the major function of psychotherapy.
Topical steroids therapy:
Steroids are consider as potent suppressor of immunity and used to make immune system effective & efficient.
Patients getting indulge in vitiligo because of nutritious deficiency. Calcium, vitamins, phosphorous, and many cuprous minerals are essential for human body. With out these nutritious factors skin cells become dry and look like dull (dead).
Ayurvedic treatment is popular treatment for centuries. Most of Ayurvedic medicines are consisting on natural oils, such as Babchi oil. The philosophy of this treatment is that it emphasis on taking nutritious balanced food along with medicines, as food no doubt is necessary but it becomes more effective when it is taken along with medicines.
Allopathic treatment is a method of treating diseases with herbal remedies. The term ‘allopathy’’ was invented by German physician Samuel Hahnemann. The belief of allopathic treatment says that any disease is an indication of internal body improper function.
Allopathic treatment is conducted with the help of natural sources, (different form of herbs & plants).
Autologous skin grafts:
It is a form of surgical treatment, in this treatment pigment cells are taken from body areas, and transfer them to depigmented body areas. The treatment is act as a trial of reproducing pigmentary substances in skin, but it has side effects also, as it leaves scary patches on skin.
Skin Grafting via Blisters:
In this treatment pigment substances are produced artificially in skin and then transfer them to those body areas that have no or less pigment cells.
The most admirable and popular vitiligo treatment is now a day is known as PUVA treatment. This treatment is originated with the usage of ultra violet light bulbs that are mostly used in tanning solons. The treatment major emphasis is on the reproduction of melanin cells in skin, and increasing skin sensitivity.
The term PUVA refers to psoralen along with ultra violet rays. Psoralen is an organic substance that is given to patients before the treatment begins. The dosage of tablet is taken according to the patient’s strength & weight. Psoralen tablet is used as photosensitizing agent; due to highly phototoxic it is recommend that the psoralen tablets are only taken by the counsel of physicians.
As PUVA treatment is used with the ultra violet bulbs, thus loss of eye vision chance is quite possible. If eyes are not properly covered during the treatment then a patient can loss his vision. Further the treatment leaves many side effects such as it can bring various skin disorders, including skin cancer. Children’s fewer than 18 should stay safe from this treatment.