Joel Pimm, from Bristol, developed Vitiligo when he was 20 years old. Concerned that his skin was suddenly changing colour, Joel’s natural response was to contact his Doctor in hope that he would find out why there were patches forming on his skin. The response from his Doctor wasn’t surprising as it is one which many of us have heard before. He was simply told to ‘live with it’ as there was currently no cure for Vitiligo.
Now in his 30’s and having tried various forms of treatment, in August 2018 Joel invested in a home UVB lamp which he says significantly changed the Vitiligo on his skin. In this interview, we spoke to Joel about the UVB lamp, its benefits and how going through treatment has made him feel…
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