Celebrating 35 years of Excellence at Family Allergy & Asthma

Celebrating 35 Great Years!

This August marks Family Allergy & Asthma’s 35th Anniversary! Dr. Stephen Pollard and Dr. James L. Sublett founded Family Allergy & Asthma in 1979 and both are still practicing today. They’ll tell you it’s hard for them to believe that their baby has grown to become one of the largest allergy groups in the nation

London, KY Office Opening; Corbin Office Closing

On May 19, 2014, we will be opening a new office in London, KY and will be closing our Corbin office effective May 14.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our current Corbin patients. The new office in London gives us the added space we need and the ability to offer on-site allergy

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FDA Approves New Allergy Tablets

The FDA has recently approved oral immunotherapy tablets for sale within the US. There are now three allergy tablets approved by the FDA: Oralair (5 different grasses) Grastek (timothy grass) Ragwitek (ragweed) These are all fast-dissolving tablets that are placed under the tongue and contain specific pollen extracts.  They are meant to be taken at

Do allergy shots work for children - Family allergy and Asthma

Do Allergy Shots Work for Children?

Per the American Academy of Pediatrics, age is not a barrier to skin testing – even infants can benefit.  Children can also receive allergy shots.  The age in which shots may be recommended to young children is done on a case-by-case basis.  While there has been some disagreement in the medical community about the role

How do allergy shots work - Family Allergy and Asthma

How Do Allergy Shots Work?

What Are Allergy Shots? Immunotherapy, more commonly referred to as allergy shots, are not a medication, but rather a more natural approach to increasing your tolerance to the allergens in which you are allergic. Once you have been allergy tested, our allergists may recommend allergy shots based on your diagnosis. Are Allergy Shots Effective? According