Low doses of allergens are placed under the tongue where they’re absorbed by the body. Over time, the body will build up a tolerance to these allergens, lessening or completely eliminating the allergic reaction.
Yes! In a head-to-head study, both drops and shots were similarly effective. They’ve been endorsed by the World Health Organization, and many studies show that they're effective at reducing allergy symptoms, asthma symptoms, and the development of new allergies.
Yes. You just have to wait 20 minutes between the different types of treatment.
Yes. Allergy drops are extremely safe. Recent studies show that the risk of severe reactions with drops is approximately 1 per 100,000,000.
It's extremely rare to have any severe reaction. The latest studies show the rate at one per 100,000,000. There have been some reactions reported, but all resolved positively.
Yes! We test children as young as four months, and treat children from 12-18 months and up. Patients under two years will have a limited testing panel. You can request an appointment for pediatric allergy testing here.
We accept most major health insurance plans, including Scott & White. We also accept most Medicare and Medicaid plans. Get in contact with our scheduling team and request insurance verification before your appointment.
Typically, the drops themselves are not covered by insurance. However, more and more employers are starting to add this as a covered benefit.