April 11, 2021

Doctor’s consultation is necessary for dosing medications during Ramadan

Rahma Al-Awlaki, head of the outpatient pharmacy department at Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, stressed the need to consult a doctor to take drug doses during the blessed month of Ramadan, especially for patients who take their medicines with multiple doses and close times, and to emphasize the possibility of patients fasting after taking the opinion of the doctor who is following their health condition.

April 4, 2021

Surgery cures eyes injured by fireworks

A medical team at the ophthalmology department of Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah saved a 10-year-old citizen from losing his eyesight after a successful surgery.

The child’s eyes were injured when he was playing with fireworks at his home. The fireworks resulted in corneal burns, bleeding in the front part of the eye and cataracts.

Dr. Ewi Seok Han, a consultant ophthalmologist at the hospital, explained that the fireworks caused severe burns to the child’s eye and severe trauma in the front part, which led to blurring of vision and pain in the eye, due to the explosion.

Dr. Seok pointed out that the child had a bleeding inside the eyeball and permanent damage to its tissue, which caused blurred vision, headache and pain, due to the increased intraocular pressure.

March 28, 2021

A successful operation to eradicate a cancerous tumor in the thyroid gland for a 20 years old patient

Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has succeeded in eradicating papillary thyroid cancer, along with a malignant tumor in the lymph nodes, for a 20-year-old girl, by performing a delicate surgery that took more than 4 hours, including the removal of the thyroid gland, with a number of Lymph nodes. The CEO of the hospital, Dr. Chang Suh said: “Radio frequencies are used to treat benign tumors in the gland by means of radio waves, as a minimally invasive procedure, using electrical energy and heat to treat cells and benign tumors, which is carried out by a multidisciplinary team of doctors who work together to develop better. Plan according to the individual needs of each patient ».

March 7, 2021

SKSH Performs a delicate surgery that restores movement to a young man

A specialized medical and surgical team, at the Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, managed to restore mobility to a 19-year-old man who had an accident with his motorcycle deteriorating, by performing a delicate surgery that lasted more than eight hours, and was crowned with success. A consultant neurosurgeon at the hospital, Dr. Tamer Aref, told «Emirates Today», that the injured suffered a deteriorating motorbike accident, and was subsequently admitted to a hospital in the country, and was transferred to Khalifa Specialist Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, after he was diagnosed with a loss of ability to Lower limbs movement.

March 1, 2021

13,000 Medical review in ophthalmology department at Khalifa Specialty Hospital since 2015

Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the initiatives of His Highness the President of the State, revealed the success of cataract surgery by 99% without any complications, as the ophthalmology department received more than 13,000 patients to receive treatment and medical consultations related to various eye diseases, in addition to the transferred cases Of hospitals and other health centers in the country and abroad, since its opening in 2015 until now, due to the hospital’s qualified medical staff and the latest technologies used in this field.