• 35th Anniversary
  • Conference 2016
  • Research
  • What is Ichthyosis
  • Tele-Ichthyosis

Our mission is to improve lives and seek cures for those affected by ichthyosis and related skin types.

Upcoming Events & Latest News
UFIRST Scholars Program 2016 Applications Now Available!
February 1, 2016 - An opportunity for students affected with a form of ichthyosis or a related skin type to achieve their highest educational potential. Applications are now available. Read More
UFIRST Scholars Program 2016 Applications Now Available!
Diya & Aliya's Friends Skin Care Fund is now accepting applications!
February 1, 2016 - The fight against ichthyosis is not only medical but also financial. Daily treatment routines can be complicated by the ongoing costs of medical supplies and other aids. Read More
Diya & Aliya's Friends Skin Care Fund is now accepting applications!
National Conference Financial Aid Application -DEADLINE TODAY
February 1, 2016 - A financial aid fund is available for families to apply for financial assistance to attend FIRST National Conferences. Funding is limited. Read More
National Conference Financial Aid Application -DEADLINE TODAY
FIRST Celebrates 35 Years!
January 2, 2016 - In January of 1981, the very first official support group for patients affected by ichthyosis and related skin types opened its doors in San Francisco, California. Read More
FIRST Celebrates 35 Years!
Looking for males with X-linked ichthyosis or their non-affected brothers
December 27, 2015 ~ This is a short online survey looking at personality. Read More
Looking for males with X-linked ichthyosis or their non-affected brothers