Allergy shots and medications aren’t the only ways to treat your allergy symptoms. Jefferson Surgical Clinic offers sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT)—also known as allergy drops—to patients in the Roanoke, Virginia area.

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This relatively new allergy treatment method improves your current symptoms and helps desensitize you to allergens over time. SLIT is a safe and effective way to modify both seasonal and year-round allergies. This method also reduces medical complications triggered by food sensitivities, bacteria, mold, pollen, eczema, allergic rhinitis, and asthma.


For sublingual immunotherapy to work, you must regularly place a small dose of allergen extract beneath your tongue. The sublingual solution interacts with your immune system to decrease your allergic reactions and, over time, develop a tolerance against your allergies.

Compared to prescription medication, nasal sprays, and allergy shots, it’s an easier, more comfortable way to manage allergies and improve your symptoms.

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