Vitiligo – skin pigmentation disorders – affects almost 4% of the population. This disease does not cause any serious inconvenience, except for aesthetic. But most patients are concerned to get rid of it. Previously, it was believed that vitiligo is incurable, but now there are many new tools that help restore skin pigmentation. One of the most popular is "Vitix" (gel). With proper application and compliance with the recommendations of the doctor, this tool helps to restore normal skin color.
Why do white spots appear?
Vitiligo is a non-contagious skin disease. It is characterized by the fact that white spots appear on the human body. There may be several of them, or they cover almost the entire surface of the body. Such changes in skin pigmentation occur due to the lack of melanin pigment. This is because the skin cells in some places lose their ability to produce it. The reasons for this condition can be:
- various infections;
- intoxication of the body in case of poisoning and taking certain medications;
- skin injuries: thermal or chemical burns, cuts, severe bruises;
- parasitic diseases;
- metabolic disorders, lack of vitamins and minerals;
- genetic predisposition;
- depression, stressful situations, overwork;
- chronic diseases of internal organs;
- allergic reaction to cosmetics or household chemicals.
Features of the treatment of vitiligo
Although white spots on the skin do not cause much concern to the patient, when they appear, it is desirable to be examined by a doctor. After all, vitiligo may indicate serious violations of the internal organs. In addition, white spots can be a symptom of other diseases. After determining the cause of their appearance, the doctor will prescribe treatment. In addition to drugs for oral administration (for example, normalizing metabolic processes and the digestive system), various external agents are used. There are creams and gels that normalize skin pigmentation. Sometimes apply ointment with glucocorticosteroids. For treatment, more radical means can be used: irradiation with specially focused ultraviolet rays or transplantation of skin cells. But a safer and more effective cure for vitiligo is "Vitix" (gel). This innovative French drug was created specifically to restore the function of skin cells.
Characteristics of the drug "Vitix"
Medicines with this name are a non-greasy gel and tablets. They were created by the French dermatological company ACM based on melon extract. Gel is a cosmetic product intended for the care of skin affected by vitiligo. It helps to restore the process of production of melanin. The gel is quickly absorbed and leaves no residue on clothing. After its application there is no feeling of stickiness and tightness of the skin. The effect of the drug can be explained by a unique composition. It contains melon extract and special chemical components that affect the work of skin cells. The gel consists of special microgranules, which contribute to the protection and faster penetration of active substances.
Pills when ingested restore the level of melanin. They are used in the complex treatment of vitiligo. But besides this pill "Vitix" They have a positive effect on stress, reduced immunity and a decrease in working capacity, since they contain vitamins and trace elements necessary for normal human activity.
Indications for use
"Vitex" (gel of vitiligo) is now the most effective drug. Therefore, it is known mainly to patients with this disease. In the initial stages of vitiligo, especially in young people, it completely restores skin pigmentation. But pills and gel are used. "Vitix" also for other skin diseases:
- pityriasus lichen;
- keloid scars and scars.
The composition of the drug
"Vitix" (gel) was developed by French dermatologists on the basis of a melon extract. The properties of this natural substance were used to penetrate the skin cells and restore their functions. In addition, other components have been added that complement and enhance its effect. Effect "Vitixa" Based on this unique composition:
- the main active ingredient of the drug is concentrated melon extract;
- Hydrogenated vegetable fat helps the rest of the components to penetrate the skin, moisturizes and softens it.
In addition, the composition of the drug includes such substances:
- coenzyme Q10;
- propylene glycol;
- lipoic acid;
- antioxidants catalase and superoxide dismutase;
- methyl paraben;
- minerals: potassium, magnesium and sodium.
How does "Vitix"
This drug due to its unique composition, rich in antioxidants, is able to restore the work of skin cells. It affects the balance of radicals in melanocytes and keratinocytes and protects them from toxic damage. As a result, the skin cells again begin to work properly and produce melanin. The drug regulates metabolic processes in tissues and protects the skin from the adverse effects of ultraviolet radiation. According to clinical trials conducted in France, more than 60% of patients fully or partially recovered from vitiligo in 5-6 months. Effective drug also for the prevention of violations of skin pigmentation and other skin diseases with a predisposition to them.
Contraindications and side effects
"Vitix" (gel) is usually well tolerated. But in some cases, its application may cause side effects:
In this case, treatment is not recommended to interrupt. True, the drug is contraindicated in case of individual intolerance to the components of the drug, allergies and skin hypersensitivity. Before use "Vitixa" It is better to consult with your doctor, as the pigmentation of the skin can be a violation in other diseases.
Gel "Vitix": instructions for use
The drug is applied to the affected skin twice a day. It must first be washed and dried. Gel with warm hands smeared on all areas with impaired pigmentation, capturing their boundaries. Slightly rubbed with massaging movements. "Vitix" it is quickly absorbed, and after that it is possible to use any cosmetic means. Treatment of vitiligo will be more effective if the gel is used as part of a complex treatment, for example, together with tablets. Depending on the stage of the disease, the area of the affected skin, the general health of the patient and his age, therapy lasts from 1 to 8 months.
After creating the drug "Vitix" Vitiligo patients have a chance to return normal skin pigmentation. The gel quickly gained popularity due to its effectiveness and ease of use. With this drug, some skin diseases recede faster.