The sharp increase in the number of skin tumours is visible at the dermatologist's clinic. The biggest risk factor for melanoma is skin burned by the sun’s ultraviolet rays. People are being affected at an increasingly young age and about 50–70 per cent of melanoma cases consist of superficial melanoma, which often only requires one surgical procedure, which also involves a sufficiently large piece of healthy tissue being removed, and follow-up.
There are innumerable different lung diseases and they can cause various disruptions to lung function. Chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnoea, asthma and lung cancer are all common diseases that are included in the lung diseases speciality. At Eira, you receive expert help in all cases.
Registered nutrition therapists serve their customers individually in various matters that relate to nutrition and eating. They provide you with trustworthy and professional information about nutrition and its significance to well-being, health promotion and treating disease.
Ear, nose and throat diseases
Eira Medical Centre has experienced specialists in ear, nose and throat diseases for both young patients and adults. Surgical treatment and other surgical procedures are easily dealt with here. The majority of procedures are performed on an out-patient basis; you go home the same day without an overnight stay.
Eye diseases and ophthalmic surgery
At Eira Hospital, we specialise in correcting short and long- sightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia and cataracts quickly and without queues. Surgery is always planned in advance on an individual basis, together with the hospital’s optician and the ophthalmologist. Expertise combined with the best modern technology makes the procedures quick and safe.
Acupuncture and herbal medicine are the central forms of treatment in Chinese medicine. According to the WHO’s classification, acupuncture can be used to treat, for example, problems in the airways, diseases of the eye and mouth, problems with the digestive organs, neurological problems, musculoskeletal problems, nerve pain, bladder problems, joint inflammation and rheumatism. Gynaecological problems and problems with the prostate and impotence also respond well to acupuncture.
Eira Hospital’s laboratory offers a wide range of laboratory services with the help of modern apparatus. Our expert staff ensure that your visit to the laboratory is a smooth as possible.
Your own vaccination protection is not necessarily something that is constantly in your thoughts, but it is a good idea to check this in good time ahead of a planned trip and to update it when necessary.
You can consult a general practitioner at Eira and Eira Grani on weekdays and appointments are usually available the same day. Our general practitioners also issue certificates of general health status.
Eira Hospital’s X-ray department performs common plain-film X-rays, mammography and ultrasound scans, as well as radiological procedures. These investigations are performed on the basis of a referral from the doctor treating you either as an emergency case or with an appointment.