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Clear Skin & HairMD Clinic (Prabhat Road)
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Clear Skin & HairMD Clinic (Prabhat Road)

3 Dermatologist
5 - 38 years experience
Prabhat Roadand 4 other centers
₹500 - ₹2000Consultation Fees
88%537 Patient Stories

Dr. Amol Bhandkar

Dermatologist
21 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Hitesh Laad

Cosmetologist
24 years experience overall
  
600 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Surbhi Gupta Khandelwal

 
Homoeopath
12 years experience overall
  
350 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Hemant Chavan

 
Ayurveda
17 years experience overall

Dr. Neelam Jaiswal

Cosmetologist
13 years experience overall

Dr. Sangeeta Waghmode

 
Ayurveda
23 years experience overall

Dr. Adesh Karwa

 
Ayurveda
19 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Swati Kulkarni

 
Homoeopath
23 years experience overall

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Leucoderma Treatment in Pune

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Leucoderma?

Leucoderma is also known as vitiligo, it is an auto-immune disorder. Here the immunity of the body will damage the melanocytes, which is a pigment responsible for skin color, hence, white patches on the skin appear.


What are the signs and symptoms of Leucoderma?

Signs and Symptoms associated with Leucoderma are:

  1. White patches on the skin (mostly on the skin most exposed to the sun such as arms, legs, face, etc)
  2. Premature greying of the hair
  3. Grey eyelashes and beard
  4. Loss of color of the retina which causes changes in the vision and production of tears
  5. Painful sunburns


What are the reasons for Leucoderma?

  1. Immune system attacks melanocytes
  2. Heredity
  3. Severe sunburn
  4. Stress
  5. Industrial chemicals exposure


What are the treatment options available for Leucoderma?

Various treatment options are available for Leucoderma:

  1. Topical ointments and creams
  2. Medication therapy (Steroids and immunosuppressive agents)
  3. Medical procedure (Photodynamic therapy)
  4. Surgical procedures (Skin grafts, melanocyte transplantation)


[NOTE:- Before, choosing the type of treatment, have a complete discussion with your doctor regarding the advantages, disadvantages and risks involved in each type of treatment.]


Who are the specialists for treating Leucoderma?

Certified and trained Dermatologists can treat Leucoderma.


How are Leucoderma patches recognized?

  1. White or depigmented patches on the skin
  2. Microscopic examination showing the absence of melanin
  3. Enlarging centrifugally at an unpredictable rate


What are the side effects associated with Leucoderma Treatment?

  1. Scarring
  2. Infection
  3. A bumpy appearance of skin
  4. Failure to color the skin patch


What is the cost of Leucoderma Treatment?

Cost of Leucoderma depends on the following factors:

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The severity of the Hypopigmented areas
  3. Experience of the specialist
  4. Treatment approach opted for


Various approaches and their costs are as follows:

  1. Topical ointments and creams: Rs.120- 9500
  2. Medication Therapy (Steroids and Immunosuppressive agents): Rs.15,000 - 25,000
  3. Medical procedure (Photodynamic Therapy): Rs. 7000-28000 (Per session)
  4. Surgical procedures (Skin grafts, melanocyte transplantation): Rs. 40,000 - 95,000


Is Leucoderma contagious?

Leucoderma is not contagious. One person cannot get it from another person having leucoderma.


What is the difference between Leucoderma and Albinism?

Leucoderma is hypopigmentation that is not present from birth and the loss of pigment is in patches, which can be hidden through makeup. Whereas, Albinism is hypopigmentation is of the whole body present since birth and difficult to cover up.


What is lifestyle modification to be made to reduce the white patches?

  1. Stress should be avoided
  2. Hard soaps should not be used
  3. 20-30 minutes of sunbath should be taken in the early hours
  4. Creams, powders and other triggering cosmetic agents should not be used
  5. Citric foods should be avoided such as tamarind, prawns, crabs, lobster, etc.
  6. Salt (Sodium) should be completely avoided during Leucoderma treatment

  

What are the home remedies to treat or prevent Leucoderma?

Few home remedies to treat Leucoderma are as follows:

  1. Consume water from a copper vessel
  2. Eat figs and walnuts regularly
  3. Basil leaves and the stem is also useful
  4. Consuming ginger juice is beneficial 
  5. Pomegranate leaves’ juice every morning is also beneficial
  6. Babchi+Tamarind seeds (1:1) paste should be applied on the patches
  7. Drinking buttermilk is also useful
  8. Make a paste of black grams and apply it on the affected area. A gradual decrease in the hypopigmentation can be seen. 
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