Why Allergy Shots?

allergy shotsFairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates has medical literature available at the front desk to support the following statements:

Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) results in a reduced medication requirement (including steroids!).

Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) provides the best chance for acure of all the treatment options available for allergies and asthma.

Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) received in childhood helps prevent the onset of asthma.

Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) helps reduce the development of new sensitivities.

Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) provides long lasting benefits even after stopping.

“Allergen immunotherapy, also known as “allergy shots,” may help people who suffer from allergic asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis or stinging insect allergies. Immunotherapy is a form of treatment that aims to decrease senistivity to substances called allergens…

Immunotherapy should only be given under th esupervision of a specialized physician in a facility equipped with proper staff…”

— January 2008, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Patient Update

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