Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligo

On Tuesday, June 25, the Department of Skin and Venereal Disease, B.J. Govt. Medical College, Pune observed World Vitiligo Day by organising a public awareness program under the guidance of Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligoDuring this event Dr Muralidhar Tambe, Deputy dean, enlightened the audience regarding the cosmetic importance of this disease and the need for further awareness in the society about this disease. Dr Arun Kowale, spoke about the origin of this day and the history behind the celebration of this day and implored the gathered people comprising […]

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

8-yr-old girl with 48% burns comes back from the brink of death

Simran, an eight-year-old resident of Jogeshwari, had badly burnt her body while she was playing in kitchen. When she was immediately hospitalised in nearby nursing home, as the condition became serious she was taken to Family Care Hospital at Mira Road

8-yr-old girl with 48% burns comes back from the brink of deathAn eight-year-old Simran resident of Jogeshwari, had burnt on her body while she was playing in kitchen. When she was immediately hospitalised in nearby nursing home, as the condition became serious she was taken to Family Care Hospital in Mira Road. Around 48 per cent of her body was burnt. She underwent nearly 20 surgeries […]