Sublingual Immunotherapy / Allergy Drops in Atlanta, Lawrenceville & Conyers, GA
At Allergy & Asthma Center, Our Expert Doctors & Medical Staff Provide Sublingual Immunotherapy ( Allergy Drops) Treatment. We Have 3 Convenient Locations Near You in Atlanta, Conyers, & Lawrenceville, GA. Please Call Us Today to Make an Appointment.
Questions and Answers on Sublingual Immunotherapy (Allergy Drops)
What is SLIT?
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT or Allergy Drops) can be an effective method to reduce allergic rhinitis symptoms without injections.
What symptoms does it help with?
Allergic rhinitis symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, or post nasal drip.
How do I know if you are a candidate for SLIT?
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.
How is it given?
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.
How long does SLIT last?
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.
Who do I contact to learn more about SLIT and other allergy treatments?
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.