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Testing Benefits

PRE-TESTING BENEFITS

  • Easier and more convenient having the testing at your office- familiar and friendly.

  • Reduce the co-pay cost for patients by not having to pay a specialist for simple diagnostic tests that can be performed in your office.

  • Reports and records are in your office so the patient won’t need to have them faxed or mailed from another office.

  • Professional and courteous technicians or your own trained staff will provide testing.

  • Accurate results from the highest quality products and needle-free skin test devices.

  • All the steps are science based and designed by a board certified allergist.

 

Testing Benefits

For patients, diagnosis of allergy triggers is the first and most important step before proper treatment and/or other options can be implemented. AAMS provides products and services to help physicians and their offices help their allergic patients.

Treatment options

  1. Avoidance of environmental triggers based on the test results.

  2. Symptomatic and controller medications after accurate diagnosis.

  3. Immunotherapy – Subcutaneous (SCIT) or Sublingual (SLIT).

 

For clinics, adding to the services provided for patients is critical and cost effective for all medical practices. The benefits provided from on-site testing will prove extremely useful for your patients (the lifeline of your practice).

Talk to your Doctor

For allergy sufferers, healthcare providers or Allergists can be an excellent sources of information about nasal allergy symptoms and treatment options. Asking good questions and recording the responses can help you gain the most benefit from your health care provider’s expertise.

Use this list as a starting point when talking to your healthcare provider. Print this form and take it with you to your appointment.

  • What substance or substances (allergens) are causing my nasal allergy symptoms?

  • How can I avoid or reduce allergen exposure?

  • How do I know when it’s nasal allergies and when it’s a cold?

  • What are the signs that my symptoms are worsening?

  • Is there any risk in not treating nasal allergy symptoms?

  • How can I help prevent my nasal allergy symptoms from getting worse as allergy season progresses?

  • What is the long-term solution to my allergies?

  • What types of treatment options are available and how do they work?

  • What’s the difference between over-the-counter and prescription medicines?

  • Is there anything we can do to help prevent my seasonal nasal allergy symptoms from occurring?

  • What are my options for controlling symptoms day and night?

  • Can my allergies be diagnosed and treated in your office?

  • Do you offer allergy skin tests and immunotherapy in your office?

  • Do you offer allergy drops in your office?