⚠️ Attention Allergy Patients
We have resumed allergy shots! If you or your child is an allergy patient and you have not heard from us, please call (505) 327-4429 to schedule an appointment.
The path to relief from sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes leads to Pinon Hills Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Specialists. When you come to us for allergy treatment in Farmington, NM, you’ll finally be able to break free from the allergies that hold you back. Instead of masking the symptoms with medication that makes you drowsy, we directly expose you to your allergens to reduce or eliminate them as triggers. This long-term treatment method boosts your immune system’s ability to cope with your allergen triggers.
The key to allergy treatment from Pinon Hills Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Specialists is regular visits while your body is being desensitized. Though it’s not an instant solution, it can be successful with diligence and determination. Eventually, your immunity may increase to a point where the allergen does not affect you.
How It Works
When you come to us for help with allergy issues, we may start treatment with a blood or skin test. This could involve scratching a tiny sample of the suspected allergen onto your skin to check for a reaction. Based on the results, our physician or his assistant determines whether an injection will work for you.
We give injections in the upper arm 1-3 times a week for 3-6 months. The slow buildup helps strengthen your immunity to the allergen. Once your series of injections is completed, you’ll continue to visit the clinic once a month for 3-5 years. By the end of that period, your body’s tolerance is greatly increased, and your symptoms may lessen or disappear. At that point, it may be possible to control reactions or stop them entirely.