Another year has flown by but, unlike other years 2020 is one we will all not forget in a hurry. 2020 has had quite a few defining events. With the worldwide pandemic still raging causing so many social changes there is no doubt a whole lot of changes and history to be made! So, what is in store for Vitiligo Treatment in 2021?
Vitiligo Treatment in 2021
Well, I do not believe anybody was left untouched, in some way. by this last year. Vitiligo Treatment as a global company was no exception. Everything from the way we consult, manufacture, and deliver had to be addressed and changes made where necessary to ensure everyone’s safety.
Through all this, we still manage to introduce one new product. And of course, our head consultant, Cheryl Ferguson, managed to complete her first published book. She had earmarked this to coincide with her 10th year anniversary with the company.
The new product introduced was the Vitilox® Vitiligo Rapid Eye Treatment. This treatment was formulated to rejuvenate pigmentation on the sensitive skin area around your eyes and on your eye lids. It has also replaced the Vitilox® Serum and is ideal for early small spot treatment and treating stubborn Vitiligo areas. You can read more about this new treatment on our news feature by clicking HERE:
How did 2020 change the way we treat Vitiligo?
2020 changed the way we live, work, shop, socialise, and communicate with family and friends. Working from home became a normal for many people, and a lot of us found ourselves isolated and having to communicate via different internet based social apps to keep ourselves connected.
At Vitiligo Treatment we conducted more consultations than ever before and learnt a lot about more about Vitiligo while having to keep ourselves safe from the Covid virus.
The number of new Vitiligo cases rose and some of our current patients found that the healing effect of their treatment was taking longer. This can be attributed to the following causes:
Trauma and Stress:
Aside from the normal day to day stress we all had to endure before, we now encountered other stress factors adding to individuals’ emotional burdens. These include social isolation, unemployment, and economic losses, and working from home while caring for children and other family members. Schooling your children thereby ensuring their ability to succeed at their studies and be able to integrate back into the classroom, while rewarding, is a huge responsibility.
Trauma and Stress weakens the responses of your immune system, and if you are prone to Vitiligo, may well trigger the condition. We also find that if you are under treatment, Stress may slow down treatment pigmentation results.
Hand Sanitisers and Vitiligo:
We are aware of how sanitisers effect the hands, due to the alcohol content in these products. We urge all patients that are treating their hands with our Vitilox Pigmentation Cream to apply the Cream at least twice a day, (mornings and evenings) after washing your hands. Rather use soap and water to clean and sanitise your hands as this will leave the Cream active for longer.
Hand sanitisers carry a high alcohol percentage, and this dries out the skin more with every application. Dry skin can lead to itching, flaky skin and ultimately damage the outer skin. These small lacerations could very well trigger an outbreak of Vitiligo.
Being home bound or unable to out to the gym or exercise outdoors had a marked effect on all of us. Not getting enough physical activity can lead to heart disease—even for people who have no other risk factors. It can also increase the likelihood of developing other conditions including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, and autoimmune conditions. One of those auto immune conditions being Vitiligo.
We know that lite exercise will help reduce endorphins in the system that cause stress. If you are working from home and cannot break out to go for a quick walk, you may want to look at alternatives in doing some simple exercise like Push Ups, Squats, Skipping and even stretching exercises.
There are also many more streaming exercise groups available on the net now that you may want to get involved in. This is also a great way to interact with others be it Facebook or Zoom meetups.
Avoid Caffeine and Soda Drinks:
Gone are the days of predetermined Coffee breaks. It is now so easy to whip up a quick coffee, or take a soda drink out the fridge.
Avoid, or at least reduce, your consumption of Coffee and any drinks containing caffeine or sugar. These are stimulants that will increase your level of stress rather than reducing it. Rather swap caffeinated and soda drinks for water, herbal teas, or diluted natural fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated enabling your body to cope better with stress.
Avoid refined sugar and other refined foods. Rather try to eat a healthy, natural, well-balanced and nutritious diet.
Vitiligo Treatment in 2021 – What can we expect?
At Vitiligo Treatment we have learnt a lot in the past year regarding Vitiligo and other new factors that due to the pandemic will now trigger the condition. We also know how to prevent this from occurring and shall be releasing two new products this year to help our existing patients and new Vitiligo sufferers to control the condition, and to successfully treat it.
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We know from ongoing assessments that we have an excellent product and success rate in treating Vitiligo, and our Vitilox product range is now being scripted by skin specialists on all three continents, namely Australia, South Africa, and the USA. We have offices and dispatch our Vitilox products locally in all three countries.
Vitiligo Treatment has a very close-knit team, and our Research and Development is ongoing. We do not believe in a one product to fix all ‘cure’ and have identified the best Vitiligo Treatment products to treat almost all the Vitiligo conditions that exist.
Vitilox® Pigmentation Cream & Vitamins:
Vitilox® Vitiligo Pigmentation Cream has been formulated to re-pigment the Vitiligo affected areas of your skin. Vitilox® Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid is required to stop and slow down the further spread of Vitiligo. This combo product is used for early Vitiligo treatment and if your body coverage of Vitiligo is under 25%.
Vitilox® Pigmentation Cream & T-Cell-V
Vitilox® Vitiligo Pigmentation Cream has been formulated to re-pigment the Vitiligo affected areas of your skin, and the Vitilox® T-Cell-V Immune Therapy tablets are required if your Vitiligo body coverage exceeds 25%, or if you are naturally predisposed to the Vitiligo condition.
Vitilox® T-Cell-V Immune Therapy
Vitilox® T-Cell-V tablets is required if your Vitiligo body coverage exceeds 25%, or if you are naturally predisposed to the Vitiligo condition. We also suggest using the T-Cell-V tablets if you have had Vitiligo for more than 8 years.
Vitilox® Vitamins B12 & Folic Acid
Vitilox® Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid is required to slow down and stop the further spread of Vitiligo. Perfect if you have a lower body coverage, under 25%. Besides the physical health benefits Vitilox Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid help relieve stress and anxiety which is essential for the well-being of patients suffering from Vitiligo. The less you stress the less the Vitiligo spreads! Folic acid is also an important element in producing a healthy DNA.
Vitilox® Lip Balm & T-Cell-V Immune Therapy
Vitilox Lip Balm has been developed for the re-pigmentation of your inner lip surface. The formulation of this product enables it to be rubbed onto the top of your inner lip area.
We have combined the healing properties of our cream into a pleasant tasting easy to use lip balm that will re-pigment the lips. The waxy lip balm will ensure the active ingredients are absorbed and have time to work below the skins surface. The T-Cell-V Therapy tablets are used to prevent the further spread of the Vitiligo.
Vitilox® PMF – Pigmentation Management
Vitilox® PMF – Pigmentation Management Formula has been formulated for Patients who have regained their pigmentation after treatment to ensure that the Vitiligo spots don’t appear elsewhere, or for Predisposed individuals who have a Family History of Vitiligo.
Vitilox® Vitiligo Rapid Eye Treatment
Vitilox® Vitiligo Rapid Eye Treatment has been formulated for the treatment of the sensitive skin area around your eyes and on your eye lids. Our clinical studies have also produced excellent pigmentation results on areas around the mouth and stubborn spots on the body.
Vitilox® Cover Cream Kit
Vitilox® Cover Cream & Setting Powder Kit is a revolutionary new Vitiligo Face and Body Waterproof Camouflage that is able to conceal your white spots and patches effectively.
The Vitilox Cover Cream is suitable for all ethnic groups, and its high concentrate of pigment makes it the perfect formula for the concealment of depigmented areas of the skin affected by Vitiligo.
It has the added benefit of being waterproof, sweat proof and long lasting – 24 hours. Additionally, it does not smudge, fade or wash away when applied correctly and set with the Vitilox Setting Powder included in the kit.
Vitilox® UVB Home Lamp
UVB Treatment is widely used and has become the first choice of Phototherapy for Adults and Children who have a Large Body coverage of the condition or are experiencing an accelerated spread of Vitiligo.
Treatment frequency is 2-3 times weekly. Phototherapy is an established treatment option that typically provides positive results in at least 80% of the cases.
Home treatment has the advantage of eliminating most of the main inconveniences of phototherapy, such as costs of treatment sessions, frequent travel to the phototherapy center and time off from school or work.
Remember that at Vitiligo Treatment we do not sell a one product fixes all product, but we do have a range of products required to successfully treat the many different Vitiligo Conditions that do exist. Please fill out our free Vitiligo Assessment form if you would like to submit your own Vitiligo condition, and one of our consultants shall respond with the correct products for your own Vitiligo condition.
As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us if you require any further information pertaining to this article – Vitiligo Treatment in 2021 – or require any additional detailed information on our products.
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