Wellness Wednesday: Vitiligo Treatment | WOSU Radio

Wellness Wednesday: Vitiligo Treatment

Jul 10, 2019

More than 150,000 Americans are treated for vitiligo - an autoimmune disease where the body attacks the cells that give skin its color.

Vitiligo is incurable and the causes of it are still mostly unknown, but a new topical cream was recently found to treat and reverse the effects of vitiligo.

It’s still unclear when the cream will be available to the public. 

Today on All Sides, treating vitiligo, and more.

Guests:

  • Dr. David Rosmarin, Dermatologist, Vice Chair for Education and Research, Department of Dermatology, Tufts Medical Center
  • Caroline Hofmann, General Manager, medical advisor for online migraine platform Cove
  • Dr. Linda Stone, Retired family physician, Founder of Humanism in Medicine and Medicine and Arts, Ohio State University 
  • Anna Soter, Professor Emerita at Ohio State University and Adjunct instructor at the Columbus College of Art & Design