Famous People With VitiligoVitiligo has been a social stigma since prehistoric times the disease. The disease is a rare skin condition and is approximately affected 1 person in every 200 people. Vitiligo is not at all life rendering and doesn’t have any other symptoms except for the white patches, which occur due to loss of skin pigmentation. Even the texture of affected skin remains same as before the disease and patient feels no physical pain or suffering. However, the disease is has great impact on a person mentally and person often experience psychological and emotional problems.
Sometimes this cosmetic disfigurement may also make people feel that they seem ugly to other people because of their discoloration and thus this lead to loss of self confidence and self esteem. It has also been noticed in many cases that Vitiligo sufferers think of themselves as worthless and so they stop meeting other people and avoid social activities. There may be a tendency to attribute all the sufferings in their lives to Vitiligo.
On the other hand you will find a whole lot of people who have Vitiligo and still are reasonably successful and happy with very little emotional and social problems, these people who do not care about their vitiligo. You might have met a few of them! These people also include famous people and and celebrities.
This may encourage you as it has highly inspirited other several people even those who are not suffering from Vitiligo disease that in-spite of suffering from Vitiligo the celebrities have still managed to acquire their present position in the industry where appearance counts the most.