Medical treatment for vitiligo should not only focus on improving the appearance of the affected areas, but help elevate self-esteem through activities not directly related to outward appearance. While many treatment options are available to treat the underlying disease, the psychological effects of vitiligo may be best remedied with public awareness.
Skin pigmentation is one of the most variable and distinguishing factors in humans. In the case of acne, it is reported to be one of the more prevalent dermatologic conditions in people with darker skin tones. The causes of acne in darker skin do not differ from those with lighter skin; however, the question that should be asked is: How is acne different in darker skin?