Pigment International, a publication of Pigmentary Disorders Society (PDS), India, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.pigmentinternational.com.
The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
July-December 2016| Vol 3| Issue 2
Evolution of vitiligo surgery
Vitiligo is a destructive disease of possible autoimmune pathogenesis, which is characterized by the disappearance of melanocytes by an unknown mechanism. Its natural course is unpredictable with peri...
Melasma and MELASQOL: Using the Hindi MELASQOL in Indian patients
Quality of life includes factors which impact an individual’s life. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures physical, social, and psychological well-being of an individual and evaluates ...
Tranexamic acid: An emerging depigmenting agent
Tranexamic acid (TXA), an antifibrinolytic drug, is now gaining popularity as a depigmenting agent. It is a synthetic lysine amino acid derivative which mainly blocks the conversion of plasminogen to ...
Correlating melanin index to repigmentation potential: A novel prognostic tool in vitiligo
Background: Vitiligo prevails to be a skin disease with endless possibilities but no promises. Despite substantial research in pathogenesis and therapeutic modalities, the literature is deplete...
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review