Spring is here and the trees are blooming with flowers and pollen. There are now many over-the-counter options for treating seasonal allergies including antihistamines, steroid nasal sprays and eye drops. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics discussing options for treating allergies. In general a referral to an allergist is not needed unless allergy shots (immunotherapy) needs to be considered. Contact us if your child needs an appointment to discuss treatment options further.