BSF - vitiligo

10-13Jun2019

ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkmusic teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their vitiligo questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Adil Sheraz, Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Zainab Laftah kindly joined us to give advice and support for coping with vitiligo and the treatment options available. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Zainab Laftah

    Consultant Dermatologist

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  • Dr Adil Sheraz

    Consultant Dermatologist - MBBS, BMEDSCI(HONS), MRCP (UK), MRCP ...

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