2020 Vitiligo International Symposium – Iltefat H. Hamzavi, MD, FAAD

Senior Staff Physician
Henry Ford Health System Department of Dermatology

Hamzavi/Dermatology Specialists


Phototherapy for Vitiligo: How to Optimize and What the Future Holds


Phototherapy is still the gold standard for the treatment of non-segmental vitiligo. Even with the exciting new advances in immunology, phototherapy still remains the safest way to target defective melanocytic pathways. But, there is room for improvement by finding the optimal action spectrum for repigmentation. This lecture will cover updated protocols and how phototherapy will advance to supplement new immune-based treatments.