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Spotlight!

Spotlight! is the leaf of Vitiligo.nl and is published 4 times a year.

In  Spotlight! Members, experts and other stakeholders are informed about vitiligo, the latest medical developments and (activities of) the association. People with vitiligo also talk about their own experiences with the pigment disorder. The editors write articles about different treatment methods in order to inform readers and keep the discussion alive.

Do you have any questions about the contents of Spotlight! or do you have suggestions for the magazine? Then send an email to redactie@vitiligo.nl

For non-members: would you like a free trial issue of Spotlight? You can request this via the button below.

The magazine Spotlight! existed for 10 years in 2022. Extra attention was paid to this in the March 2022 issue.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Organized in mid-February Vitiligo.nl the webinar about the (possible) disease burden of vitiligo. About 170 people preferred to register for the online meeting, of course we will already write about it in the new one Spotlight! which will be released at the end of February.

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Monday, November 27, 2023

There is a lot going on in 'vitiligo land' and the December issue is covered Spotlight! attention to that.
For example, at the end of September a cheerful youth day took place in Utrecht.
And while the children were playing, a little further on it was announced...

Monday, August 28, 2023

It will come as no surprise to anyone: the September issue of Spotlight! pays a lot of attention to the past World Vitiligo Day. Various meetings were organized worldwide Vitiligo.nl happily participated in a coloring...

Sunday, May 21, 2023

It is on June 25th World Vitiligo Day! This special day is celebrated in many countries and the Netherlands is not lagging behind. With as many people as possible Vitiligo.nl who meet on Sunday in the Rotterdam Park near the Euromast. Are you also there?

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Sought!
The editorial staff of Spotlight! is looking for you! You enjoy writing and are curious. We will exchange ideas together that would do well in the Spotlight! These can be serious topics, such as a development in the world...

Monday, February 27, 2023

The next issue of Spotlight! will be released during the week. This includes attention to:

– in the series Vitiligo &… This time we pay attention to the thyroid gland. Previous issues featured rheumatism, lichen sclerosis, alopecia are...

Monday, November 21, 2022

With winter approaching, we managed to put this winter photo on the cover. It is Kirps Boghal (38) from England. In the past, people never talked about his white spots at home. Until he was invited to a photo shoot a few years ago...

Sunday, August 28, 2022

In this Spotlight! We naturally pay a lot of attention to the members day, which took place this summer in Nunspeet. It was nice to finally see each other again after all these corona years. 

We naturally pay attention to the latest developments...

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The members of Vitiligo.nl received around Friday, June 10, 2022 Spotlight! in the bus. And what could be better than opening with DJ Jana Vitiligo on the cover! After many closed doors, canceled events and other corona misery, Jana is looking forward...

Friday, March 04, 2022

The first one happened around March 11 Spotlight! delivered in 2022. We tried to make it a varied song again. 

The most striking is of course the 10th anniversary of the magazine. Five loyal readers look into the heart of...

Monday, December 06, 2021

The offer in the December issue of the Spotlight! is varied again. What do you think of the following topics:


  • People with vitiligo are known to sometimes have one or more autoimmune diseases. Type 1 diabetes, for example. Hoo...
Saturday, August 28, 2021

The September issue of Spotlight! can safely be called varied! For example, you can read about:

  • People with vitiligo are known to sometimes have one or more autoimmune diseases. Pernicious anemia, for example, also called...
Friday, May 28, 2021

In this issue we pay ample attention to lichen planus, just like vitiligo, an autoimmune condition in which the skin turns white. Because complaints mainly occur in the genital area, doctors often suspect a fungal infection. While that long...

Thursday, March 04, 2021

We can say that it is a very varied magazine, the new one Spotlight! which will be delivered to the members and other stakeholders at the end of this week Vitiligo.nl. What to think, for example, of the article about JAK inhibitors. The Amsterdam UMC collaborates...

Monday, December 14, 2020

• You have vitiligo and want to use a sunbed? You can read whether this is justified in the section 'Ask Vitiligo.nl'.

• A month ago, physician-researcher Sanne Uitentuis received her PhD from the SNIP expertise center in the Amsterdam UMC. She rich...

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Not everyone receives the guidance you would expect from the dermatologist. Then you return home disappointed, even though you would have liked to know more about your white spots, their treatment and how to deal with them. That can...

Monday, June 22, 2020

No surprise that in the new June issue of Spotlight! pay attention to the relationship between vitiligo & corona.

Another notable article is about sunscreens. The sun has been shining brightly for weeks now and with vulnerable skin...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

In this Spotlight! a lot of attention to the online utility 'Face IT for young people, intended for young people aged 12-18 with a visible condition. It is precisely during this period of their lives that approximately 30 percent experience negative thoughts that...

Monday, December 16, 2019

How far has science progressed in researching vitiligo? And what are the experiences with alternative treatment methods? This can be read in the Spotlight! from December 2019.

This Spotlight! gives an extensive look back at the past...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Light therapy is sometimes combined with the drug khelline.

You can read how this works and how the SNIP expertise center views it in the new magazine Spotlight! from Vitiligo.nl.

The main article in the September issue discusses the work...

Saturday, June 08, 2019

The summer issue of the quarterly magazine Spotlight! pays attention to UV-resistant clothing and the results of the digital survey earlier this year. Plus: four beautiful photo cards as a gift!

Now that we are in the sunny season,...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
You can read everything about self-tanners in the spring issue of Spotlight!, the magazine of Vitiligo.nl.
 
People with vitiligo do use self-tanning products, which temporarily give your skin a tan. But how w...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Bleaching ointments may seem like a solution for body parts that are already almost completely white due to vitiligo, but beware: the stuff is often too aggressive. That is in the Spotlight!, the magazine of Vitiligo.nl, which is published on 2...

Thursday, September 20, 2018
The September issue of Spotlight! contains a lot of information and experiences from fellow sufferers!

The main article of this Spotlight! is about laser therapy. People with universal vitiligo sometimes choose to get rid of their al...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

In this issue of Spotlight! an article about the influence of sunlight on your vitiligo spots. Can it activate your pigment, can you expect repigmentation? Or do you just burn? Spotlight! asked a...

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

It appears that doctors often experience the severity of vitiligo differently than the patients themselves. To gain more agreement on this, a new international scoring system is being developed, which is based on six stages of vitiligo. Spotl...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Anyone who has vitiligo spots soon discovers that camouflage is not that simple. Which products grip best, hold best and don't shed too much? Does it stay in place well, can you exercise with it and how much does it cost? That's what the main article is about...

Monday, February 06, 2017

Is there a connection between vitiligo and a deficiency of vitamin D and B12? Stories and well-intentioned advice about this regularly surface. You can read how it really works in this issue of Spotlight!

In any case, the conclusion is that there appears to be no relationship...

Monday, January 09, 2017

In this issue of Spotlight! a large article about tools that can help you accept your vitiligo spots and increase your resilience. It is known that a skin condition such as vitiligo can be so damaging that it has a major impact on...

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Light therapy is the most commonly used treatment for vitiligo. Yet many questions remain. In this issue of Spotlight! dermatologist David Njoo answers all those questions.

Light therapy is the easiest treatment, which can also be done at home...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Minigrafting is - in addition to light therapy - one of the treatments to stimulate the production of pigment cells. It is an outpatient procedure in which pigmented skin is transplanted to a white spot. In this issue of Spotlight! ...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

'Vitiligo or not, go out into the sun'. That is the message from Dr. Wietze van der Veen in the June issue of Spotlight! It is a myth that people with vitiligo spots should not be in the sun, he explains. Sun is actually good for you, if...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Spotlight No. 1 of 2016 was about the vitiligo mystery of the identical twins. The editors spoke to Betty and Hanna from Epe, identical twin sisters aged 71, one of whom has vitiligo and the other does not. And that happens more often. The appearance...

Friday, December 11, 2015

In the spotlight! No. 4 of December 2015 you will find, among other things, a photo report of the lustrum celebration, an interview with Oda van Cranenburgh about the online Quality of Life program, research news following recent PhD research by Dr. Hansje-E...

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