Shingrix: The new shingles Vaccine

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 29 Jan 2023

The new and more effective vaccine against the dreaded disease of shingles has been eagerly awaited in Spain, and has finally become available since August of 2022. So what is it and what is better about the new shingles vaccine? The disease About 99% of people over the age of 40 have had chicken pox […]

Categories: Uncategorised,Vaccines
Posted on Sunday 29th January 2023 at 6:30 pm

STI (sexually transmitted infections): Fast results

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 17 Oct 2022

Thinking you may have an STI is bad enough. Waiting for the results is positively nail-biting! We appreciate how stressful and emotive this situation can be.  Most of our tests are back within 1-2 working days  (depending on collection time and type of test). This includes the “Gold Standard” PCR tests which in most laboratories […]

Categories: Sexual health
Posted on Monday 17th October 2022 at 2:07 pm

The pneumonia vaccine: should you have it?

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 29 Sep 2022

The pneumococcal pneumonia vaccine protects against a serious and potentially fatal infection which can cause pneumonia, blood poisoning (sepsis) and meningitis. Babies up to 2 years old are routinely vaccinated with the Prevenar 13 vaccine to protect them. There is a different vaccine, Pneumovax 23, for adults (and some children) which covers more strains. Who […]

Categories: Uncategorised,Vaccines
Posted on Thursday 29th September 2022 at 4:21 pm

Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 07 May 2022

Rhinoplasty is one of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery interventions in the world. Due to the great impact that the nose has on beauty and facial expression, a good result after the intervention has a positive effect on both the patient’s health and aesthetics. When planning nasal surgery, we must bear in mind that […]

Categories: Aesthetics,Uncategorised
Posted on Saturday 7th May 2022 at 2:10 pm

Influenza (FLU) Vaccines 2021/22

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 03 Oct 2021

What is New For 2021 ? A few things are different for this year 2021: It is expected that this winter’s flu epidemic will be worse than usual because Covid-19 and the lockdown has meant that fewer people have developed a natural immunity to the virus. The composition of the Flu Vaccine has been updated […]

Categories: Vaccines
Posted on Sunday 3rd October 2021 at 8:57 pm

Covid testing for travel: FAQs

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 01 Jul 2021

1. Do I need a PCR or antigen test to travel? The rules are subject to change at any time so check with the government website of the country you are traveling to and get up-to-date advice before booking your test. Here are some  useful links: 🇬🇧 U.K: 🇫🇷 France: 🇩🇪 Germany: 🇸🇪Sweden: […]

Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Thursday 1st July 2021 at 1:10 pm

Plasma Regenerative Technique (PRT) & Mesotherapy

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 22 Jun 2021

For many decades, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used in medicine for its properties that stimulate the proliferation of cells derived from stem cells (such as fibroblasts, platelets, endothelial cells, adipoblasts, …). These cells allow the regeneration of tissues and for this reason, it is frequently used for the healing of wounds and the […]

Categories: Aesthetics
Posted on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at 6:08 pm

Covid Vaccination for ex-pats and foreigners

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 20 Apr 2021

Even if you are not registered in the Andalucian Health Service you can now receive the Covid vaccine. Here’s how: Download the application form in Spanish by clicking here. We have provided a translation in English below. Fill out the form and take it to your nearest health centre (Ambulatorio). See below. Remember to bring […]

Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 8:43 pm

Acne scar treatment with Dermapen (microneedling)

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 16 Apr 2021

More than 90% of teenagers have acne and 1% of the population have acne scars. Why do they happen? Acne scars are created by the wound healing process that occurs after the acute process of inflammation, follicular rupture, and periphollicular abscess formation. There are different types of acne scars, 80% of them being atrophic, that is, […]

Categories: Aesthetics
Posted on Friday 16th April 2021 at 7:48 pm

Microneedling Dermapen Treatment

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 13 Apr 2021

One of the most requested treatments in medicine are those that lead to eliminating imperfections on the skin of the face to show a luminous and healthy-looking skin. However, as we age, fibroblast cells decrease their production of collagen and elastin, making our skin appear less plump, and wrinkles and fine lines begin to appear. […]

Categories: Aesthetics
Posted on Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 7:37 pm