Welcome to the Website of Pearl Grimes, M.D., FAAD
The Vitiligo & Pigmentation Institute of Southern California
The Vitiligo and Pigmentation Institute of Southern California (VPI) is internationally recognized for its work on pigmentary disorders.
The Institute specializes in the evaluation and treatment of Vitiligo, Melasma, Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation and other pigmentary disorders. Other specialty areas include ethnic and aging skin, acne, hair loss and scalp disorders. The Institute offers complete dermatologic care for patients of all ethnicities and skin types. To learn more about scalp disorder and hair loss treatments, please visit www.ancatelhairinstitute.com
Dr. Grimes specializes in innovative treatments for Vitiligo including Narrow Band UVB phototherapy, laser and targeted phototherapy and surgical grafting. The Institute provides a full range of dermatologic procedures and cosmetic treatments including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, botulinum toxin injections, tissue augmentation with fillers, laser rejuvenation & repigmentation of laser-induced pigment loss and scars. The Institute also provides consultation and treatment for unique ethnic skin and hair problems.
VPI has an ongoing Clinical Trials program. For information on participation opportunities currently available, please visit that page.