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I'm caucasian and have vitiligo. Should I use broad spectrum sunscreen (uva/uvb) or just the uva? Will uvb rays help?
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Both
The more tan you are the contrast there would be with the white slin.

In brief: Both
The more tan you are the contrast there would be with the white slin.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Vitiligo
Narrowband ultraviolet b (uvb) therapy.
Narrowband uvb, a special form of uvb light that uses a more specific wavelength of ultraviolet b, is an alternative to puva. This type of therapy can be administered like puva and given up to three times a week. However, no pre-application of psoralen is required, which simplifies the treatment process for vitiligo.

In brief: Vitiligo
Narrowband ultraviolet b (uvb) therapy.
Narrowband uvb, a special form of uvb light that uses a more specific wavelength of ultraviolet b, is an alternative to puva. This type of therapy can be administered like puva and given up to three times a week. However, no pre-application of psoralen is required, which simplifies the treatment process for vitiligo.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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