Sublingual Immunotherapy / Allergy Drops Clinic in Atlanta, Lawrenceville & Conyers, GA
People who are sensitive to specific pollens or dust mites can use sublingual immunotherapy to manage their allergic nasal and eye symptoms, as well as minor to moderate allergic asthma. At Allergy & Asthma Center, our expert doctors & medical staff provide sublingual immunotherapy (allergy drops) treatment. We have convenient locations to serve you in Atlanta, Conyers & Lawrenceville GA. Please contact us today to make an appointment.
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What is SLIT?
What symptoms does it help with?
How do I know if you are a candidate for SLIT?
How is it given?
How long does SLIT last?
Who do I contact to learn more about SLIT and other allergy treatments?
Questions and Answers on Sublingual Immunotherapy (Allergy Drops)
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT or Allergy Drops) can be an effective method to reduce allergic rhinitis symptoms without injections.
Allergic rhinitis symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, or post nasal drip.
Allergy skin testing must be completed to identify your triggers. Dust mites, molds, dog or cat dander, and various grass, tree and weed pollens are various allergens you might be tested for.
Different forms of SLIT have been available in Europe and the United States for many years. Currently, the FDA has approved 3 different types of SLIT. SLIT for grass or ragweed allergy has been in use for several years and dust mite SLIT should be available soon.
SLIT may provide lasting immunity for many years after a three to five year course. In some cases, symptoms return after discontinuation but they are often mild.
Make an appointment with one of our board-certified allergists near Atlanta, Lawrenceville or Conyers GA by calling or going online at www.allergyinatlanta.com to learn more about the latest treatment for your allergic rhinitis.