Live, enjoy and dare..... also with vitiligo!
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What's vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin condition that affects approximately 240,000 people in the Netherlands.
Patients with vitiligo have milky white spots on their skin. The pigment is missing in these places. Vitiligo patients may benefit from treatment with corticosteroid ointment or UVB light therapy.

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The association draws attention to vitiligo and promotes research to improve the quality of life in people with vitiligo. We also promote contact with fellow sufferers. We need money for that. Do you also support us?
You are already a donor for € 25.00 per year.
But all donations are welcome!

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Live with vitiligo

For vitiligo patients, their skin condition is more than an appearance problem.
They have to learn to live with it. Here you can read all about what that means: about the right sun protection, how you can camouflage vitiligo, about psychosocial complaints and which institutions or psychologists you can contact.

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Current about vitiligo

March 29, 2024
Invitation to the General Members' Meeting 2024
March 14, 2024
The biennial members day scheduled for October 6 will be moved to June 23 for organizational reasons and will be held in combination with World Vitiligo Day. Both separate and joint program components are provided for members and non-members. The full program will be finalized and announced later.
February 21, 2024
In the March issue of Spotlight! : ♦ Webinar The disease burden of vitiligo' ♦ How do self-tanning products work; ♦ Study project for students at Fontys University of Applied Sciences;
February 16, 2024

Play a game with a character that looks like you. That was far from possible for 13-year-old Ziggy. He has the skin condition vitiligo.

But now it is possible. In-game Sims 4 is it possible to make a game figure with the skin condition. And Ziggy is very happy with that.

January 22, 2024
Patrick Kemperman is a psychodermatologist at the University Medical Center in Amsterdam. Together with Paul Monteiro, chairman of patient association, he talks in this webinar about the importance of more attention to the psychosocial consequences of vitiligo.
January 19, 2024
Paul Monteiro has had vitiligo since he was 12 years old. Monteiro initially had colored skin, but due to vitiligo he lost all his pigment. It has become so white that it must continuously protect itself from sunlight. He was therefore not bothered by the color change.