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.

 

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Site Footer

Sliding Sidebar

RSS Latest Travel Advice

  • Tunisia January 15, 2018
    Latest update: Summary - protests in several towns and cities across Tunisia continue; you should avoid protests and follow the instructions of the local authorities
  • USA January 15, 2018
    Latest update: Natural disasters (Wildfires) – updated information and advice on the risk of wildfires; exercise caution in areas which have been recently affected by wild fires as they are more susceptible to mudslides during heavy rainfall.
  • India January 15, 2018
    Entry requirements section – you can take medicines into India as long as you carry the prescription with you. Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances are prohibited; further information can be found at the Indian Customs and Ministry of health and Family Welfare websites
  • Philippines January 15, 2018
    Summary – as of 15 January 2018, Mayon volcano in Albay Province (Bicol region) is showing signs of unrest and a hazardous eruption is possible within weeks or even days; you should follow the advice of local authorities and stay outside of the designated danger zones. An eruption may cause disruption to flights; you should […]
  • Pakistan January 15, 2018
    Latest update: Summary - British High Commission staff have been advised to limit their movements to or within sectors F-8, F-9, G-8 and G-9 in Islamabad, including all major intersections within these areas, until further notice; if you're in Islamabad, you're advised to do likewise
  • Belarus January 15, 2018
    Entry requirements – it’s possible to visit the areas of Brest or Grodno for short periods without a visa; this must be done through a registered tour operator and through assigned border checkpoints and these areas can’t be visited independently