Keloid and microneedling

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 09 Apr 2021

What is a keloid? Keloids are larger and more pronounced scars than usual, extending beyond the edges of an original wound or incision. They should not be confused with a hypertrophic scar where the tissue remains within the edge of the wound. Why do they occur? Their cause is unknown, but they are more common […]

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Categories: Aesthetics
Posted on Friday 9th April 2021 at 2:43 pm

Covid-19 vaccination for foreign residents in Andalucia

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 11 Mar 2021

If you are a foreigner residing in Andalucia you are eligible for Covid vaccines even if you are not currently registered with the Andalucia Social Security health system.  You will need to first ensure that you are empadronado or registered as a resident in the town hall for a minimum of 3 months, and obtain […]

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Categories: COVID-19,Vaccines
Posted on Thursday 11th March 2021 at 5:40 pm

BOTOX

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 05 Mar 2021

WHAT HAPPENS? The constant and repeated contraction over the years of the muscles of the face ends up generating the so-called expression lines (mainly crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead lines), which age the general appearance of the face. The selective application of botulinum toxin (Botox® Bocouture®) relaxes these muscles and reduces their force of […]

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Categories: Aesthetics,Uncategorised
Posted on Friday 5th March 2021 at 2:15 pm

Surviving Covid at home

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 26 Jan 2021

What to do if you have Covid 19 at home? Having just been through the experience with all my family, here are my tips on staying safe: Isolation. Once someone in the family is suspected or diagnosed with Covid that person and all close contacts must isolate. Ideally this means confining an infected person to 1 […]

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Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday 26th January 2021 at 1:47 pm

How to view your results online

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 02 Jan 2021

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Categories: How to
Posted on Saturday 2nd January 2021 at 3:03 pm

Covid antigen / flu test combined.

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 29 Dec 2020

The laboratory at Atlantic Clinic has acquired a new clever piece of kit that will test for Covid antigen and influenza antigen on the same sample, and at the same price as the original Covid antigen test (60 euros). The results are ready as quickly as 15 minutes (sometimes a little longer when there is […]

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Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday 29th December 2020 at 7:34 pm

Ultra-fast PCR Covid-19 test from 4 hours

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 06 Dec 2020

Atlantic Clinic has just acquired the latest PCR equipment which can give a result from 4 hours to the same day (times vary according to the workload), compared to 24-48hrs for most testing centers). Urgent testing can be done even on the weekends (a lab call-out charge of 70€ applies).   Our prices for Covid […]

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Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Sunday 6th December 2020 at 2:56 pm

Vaccinations for children in Spain

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 20 Oct 2020

What vaccines does your child need? Are they different in Spain from other countries? Should you follow the Spanish schedule or that of your home country? This blog explains all. The vaccination schedule for children in Andalucia is shown in the table (in green).  All children are advised to have these vaccines unless there are […]

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Categories: Vaccines
Posted on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 12:39 pm

New Antigen test for Covid-19

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 29 Sep 2020

This test has just become available in Spain and has several advantages Rapid: It is as fast as the rapid antibody test, and faster than the PCR test. The results are ready from about 20 minutes of taking the sample. Early detection: it can detect Covid-19 as early as 2 day after contact with an infected […]

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Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 8:37 pm

How to interpret your Covid 19 antibody results

Post by: Atlantic Clinic on 21 Aug 2020

For Rapid antibody tests and ELISA tests the interpretation is the same. The ELISA test is considered more reliable and also gives a quantitative figure of the amount of antibody (as opposed to a simple positive/negative result with the Rapid test). There are 4 possible results: IgM negative, IgG negative. There is no evidence of […]

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Categories: COVID-19
Posted on Friday 21st August 2020 at 11:25 am