Stability in vitiligo helps in making judgments regarding the right treatment. In unstable vitiligo, one has to focus on stabilizing the vitiligo. In stable vitiligo, one can go aggressively for pigmentation, either with medical or surgical management, depending on the availability of cell reservoirs.
Four important factors for stability are
- No new patches
- No increase in the size of actual patches
- No white patch at the place of injury
- No loosing of already regained pigmentation inthe old patch.