For many of us, our dogs are like a member of the family. So when someone in your home is allergic to the family dog — or if you desperately want to bring home a new furry friend – it can be a struggle. Properly diagnosing and managing a dog allergy is essential in making sure all members of the household are happy.
Mold allergy triggers allergic symptoms like other airborne allergens such as pollen, dust and animal dander. Although it is difficult to stay away from outdoor airborne mold spores, there are things you can do to control mold levels in your home or workplace.
How to Tell When You’re Having a Normal Reaction to an Insect Sting and When It’s Something to Worry About
For many of us, summer brings increased time outdoors and increased exposure to insects. Although everyone will react in some way to the venom of stinging insects, an allergist is an expert who can explain the difference between an allergic reaction and a normal reaction.
Dr. Lily Hwang is a sister, daughter, wife, mother, and board-certified allergist. She understands firsthand the challenges faced when trying to meet the needs of all family members. She prides herself on developing personalized treatment plans with your family’s lifestyle in mind. Dr. Hwang sees patients in our Alpharetta and Lawrenceville offices. Learn more about her here!
As the shortage in some epinephrine auto-injectors reaches the one-year mark, we asked Atlanta Allergy & Asthma physician Dr. Lily Hwang to give an update on who needs this life-saving medication and how to make sure you have access if it is medically necessary.
Patients with allergies have symptoms triggered by a variety of factors. One of the major culprits here in metro Atlanta is pollen. Allergists need to know what pollens are in the air and how they may impact their patients in order to effectively treat them.
Our Physician Spotlights showcase our doctors and let you learn a little bit more about them and what they like to do when they are not seeing patients. Dr. Kevin Schaffer is a board-certified allergist who sees patients at our Sandy Springs and Snellville locations.
If you are allergic to grass pollen, you might be a candidate for sublingual grass pollen tablets. It is the time to start this therapy in advance of the grass pollen season. Schedule an appointment today!