At Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates, PC (FCAAIA), we believe educated patients are more in control of their asthma and/or allergies. Our goal is to help you get the best care possible. That's why we strive to share our knowledge and be accessible to you. We're here to help!

Our practice has been serving Fairfield County, CT for over 30 years. Our doctors are Diplomates of the American Board of allergy and Immunology. Adult and pediatric allergy, asthma and clinical immunology with offices in Norwalk, Greenwich, Stamford, and Ridgefield.

If you have an immediate emergency, please call 911 first.

ALERTS

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Influenza vaccine (flu shots) will be available in the Norwalk, Stamford, and Greenwich offices on MONDAY, OCTOBER 1.

Please call to schedule an appointment for your flu shot.

We do not carry the “high dose” flu shots recommended for people 65 and older.

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY BUT IT’S SOMETIMES TOO LATE

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Is your child going to camp or some other summer program?  Will you need to have forms filled out to give any medications when he or she is there?  Please get the forms to us now.  It takes us a lot of time to complete the forms and you can be sure yours is not the only child who will need them,  We get forms completed very quickly but we cannot promise same day or one day turn around,  Plan ahead and get the forms to us right away!

FCAAIA NEWS

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INJECTION ALLERGEN IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR ASTHMA

FCAAIA Notes: Allergy shots change the way your body sees what you are allergic to from an allergic to a non-allergic immune response. This “immune deviation” is in essence the only potential “cure” for allergic airway disease which includes asthma and nasal allergies. For all intents and purposes, asthma and allergies are the same disease, affecting different ends of a unified airway. It surprises allergists (including this editor) that more primary care physicians and pulmonologists do not recognize the role that allergy shots play in the care of asthma. In fact, the most recent national guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma, written by pulmonologists and allergists published in 2007  indicates the importance of allergy shots. It recommends that ANYONE with persistent asthma and allergies who is 5 or older should be considered for injection therapy. Continue reading “INJECTION ALLERGEN IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR ASTHMA”


NIAID RELEASED FIRST GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES

FCAAIA Notes: The diagnosis of food allergy goes far beyond a simple blood test or skin test. Test results must always be interpreted in the context of the patient’s individual history. Tests for food are usually not “black and white.” Many practitioners do tests for allergy that are proven to have no diagnostic validity whatsoever. A good source of information as to what tests for are proven useful is http://www.quackwatch.org/. This web site has numerous well-written and well-referenced articles about many aspects of health. Continue reading “NIAID RELEASED FIRST GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES”


DOCS GET GUIDE FOR ID’ING FOOD ALLERGIES

FCAAIA Notes: The diagnosis of food allergy goes far beyond a simple blood test or skin test. Test results must always be interpreted in the context of the patient’s individual history. Tests for food are usually not “black and white.” Many practitioners do tests for allergy that are proven to have no diagnostic validity whatsoever. A good source of nformation as to what tests for are proven useful is http://www.quackwatch.org/. This web site has numerous well-written and well-referenced articles about many aspects of health. Continue reading “DOCS GET GUIDE FOR ID’ING FOOD ALLERGIES”


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