Shingles Vaccine and Immunisation – Zostavax

ShinglesShingles is a condition that effects 1 in 4 adults at some time in their life.

90% of all adults are at risk of shingles and the older you get the higher your risk is of having the condition.

If you have had chickenpox as a child there is a 1 in 4 risk of developing shingles at some time in your life.

Shingles can be a very painful and debilitating condition with up to 1 in 5 people developing PHN (Post Herpetic Neuralgia) which is a chronic type of pain that stays with you even after the attack of shingles has gone.

10-20% of Shingles can effect the eye and this can cause permanent damage to you eye and your sight.

For patients over the age of 50 there is now a new licensed vaccine that has been proven to prevents Singles and reduce the severity of  an attack or of complications in up to 73% of patients.

Our Clinic has stock of the vaccine at hand and we can by prior arrangement vaccinate most adults for a single charge of £160.

For more information follow this link about the shingles vaccination

For our full list of our prices including the shingles vaccine follow this link

Shingles is more likely as you get older, you may commonly feel unwell with a headache fever and tiredness, later a red rash with blistering of the skin occurs, when the rash fades a number of people develop extreme pain in the area of the rash that can remain for months or even years.

 

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