Vitiligo is not only a cosmetic issue it can have a significant effect on our wellbeing. Unfortunately it still has a stigma.
For children it can have quite an impact as they are an easy target for other children. You should get an early diagnose so you have a better change for the skin to stabilize and repigment . To overcome the fear of light treatment and worries if it could damage the skin it has been proven that UVB treamtment in children with vitiligo does work.