Dr. Shahid opens Allergy Center in PAF hospital


ISLAMABAD: There is a good news for people of Pakistan, particularly those who are residing in the twin cities of Rawalpindi-Islamabad that allergy center has been opened at PAF International Hospital in Islamabad, Friday. This will be the most modern and latest allergy center of Asia based on international standards. Patients from Pakistan and neighboring countries will be diagnosed and treated for their allergic diseases on scientific lines laid down by the World Allergy Organization, American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, European Academy Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology.
This Allergy Center is being organized by Dr Shahid Abbas who is Consultant Allergy & Immunology was ex-Chief of Allergy Center NIH, Islamabad and President Pakistan Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society and enjoys international recognition in the field of Allergy and Immunology. He has already organized International Allergy Clinic in Dubai which is very popular in local and international patients.
PAF Allergy Center will be doing allergy tests with the most modern painless allergy tests where 16 Tests will be done with only one press and these tests will be painless. These tests are only being done in USA, Europe and started by Dr. Shahid in his Allergy Clinic in Dubai and in Pakistan. This type of test is very expansive in the world but for Pakistani population he will be doing at very low and affordable prices.
This test is highly recommended for children old people and people scared of pricking with the needles again and again for routine Allergy Tests. After the allergy tests latest allergy vaccine (slit or oral allergy vaccine) will be prescribed which will be highly specific according the skin prick tests of each patient. Slit vaccine or oral allergy vaccine is as effective as injectable allergy vaccine proven by the international Research.
The price in USA and Europe is about 340 dollars per month but the vaccine with same international standard and quality will be provided to our patients at minimal and affordable prices. It is important to note that each patient will be given vaccine according to his skin tests and that it will not be the same vaccine for all the patients of the clinic.
Dr Shahid said that Pollen Season has started and there will be huge number of patients coming to hospitals and there will be latest arrangements for dealing with the patients suffering from asthma attacks due to Pollen Allergy in PAF Hospital this spring according to international guidelines of dealing with Pollen Allergy Emergencies.