Allergic diseases increase every day and continues to increase in the world and Turkey. There are more than one reason for this increment. Traffic density, change of nutrition, air pollution and life style are some of the reasons for the increment. The importance of pediatric allergy gain importance after allergy diseases increase.
Istanbul Allergy Department of Pediatric Allergic Diseases
The standards have been developed in Europe for allergic diseases. In accordance with these standards, there must be an allergist or pediatric allergist in Department of Pediatric Allergic Diseases. Beside pediatric allergist,it is important to fulfill the contidions for scratch tests, patch tests, respiratory function tests and treatment of allergic shock. It is not enough to hang out the sign “Department of Allergy” to the door. In Turkey, Department of Pediatric Allergic Diseases usually exist in university hospitals and education and research hospitals. Except for these institutions, other departments of pediatric allergic diseases are away from the conditions and don’t have even pediatric allergist. In some of these department which have no pediatric allergist, it is difficult to diagnose allergic diseases because of insufficient opportunities and it is not possible to graft allergy vaccine and making challenge tests which must made by allergist.
Istanbul Allergy is an allergy branch in Turkey to diagnose allergic diseases and provide solutions, implement medical analysis in international standards.
Istanbul Allergy has been found by Prof. Ahmet Akçay,MD in March 2016 and Department of Pediatric Allergic Diseases entered into service in short time. It is possible to diagnose and treatment of every kind of allergic diseases and asthma at Istanbul Allergy.
Below-mentioned services are available at Istanbul Allergy;
- Allergic Asthma
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Eczema(Atopic Dermatitis)
- Food Allergy
- Drug Allergy
- Contact Dermatitis
- Nickel Allergy
- Bee Sting Allergy
- Eye Allergy
- Occupational Allergy
- Hereditary Angioedema
Below-Mentioned Tests are available at Istanbul Allergy Pediatric Allergy Department;
- Skin Prick Tests
- Patch Tests
- Respiratory Function Tests
- Exhaled Nitric Oxide Tests
- Drug Allergy Tests(like penicillin and other antibiotics)
- Challenge Tests(like milk and egg)
- Sweat Chloride Tests
- Blood Analysis and Other Laboratory Tests