Spring Allergies

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.