Dr. Thompson is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon with over 25 years of experience practicing medicine in Texas. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A & M University in College Station and went on to receive his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Thompson completed his residency with the Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Dr. Thompson focuses solely on allergy, sinus and nasal treatment and is considered an expert in all three fields. He is one of a handful of doctors that played an integral role in the development of the cutting-edge sinus procedure, He is very excited for the future of allergy treatment through sublingual immunotherapy (allergy drops), as more patients choose and stay consistent with the treatment.
He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Texas Medical Association, and Travis County Medical Society.
Why do I have to have an allergy consult before I get my test?
Allergydrops.com is a allergy testing and treatment program overseen by physicians. We walk you through the process and are here to support you. Ordered by a physician.
How does the allergy testing work?
Simply call or use our online scheduling to set up a virtual consultation with a provider. From there, a test kit will be sent to you to perform the test at home, you'll mail the finished test back to us, and we'll go over your results and treatment options.
How much does it cost?
Right now it’s an out of network benefit. What that means is that the max a patient will pay out of pocket is $250. Please contact your insurance provider and ask about coverage for telemedicine visits.
How soon will I get results?
After you send in the blood collection card, the results will be received in about 5 business days. An allergydrops.com representative will contact you to go over your results and set up a treatment plan.
What comes in the test kit?
Each test kit includes:
How do allergy drops work?
Low doses of allergens are placed under the tongue where they’re absorbed by the body. Over time, the body will build up a tolerance to these allergens, lessening or completely eliminating the allergic reaction.
Are allergy drops just as effective as shots?
Yes! In a head-to-head study, both drops and shots were similarly effective. They’ve been endorsed by the World Health Organization, and many studies show that they are effective at reducing allergy symptoms, asthma symptoms, and the development of new allergies.
Are allergy drops safe?
Yes. Allergy drops are extremely safe. Recent studies show that the risk of severe reactions with drops is approximately 1 per 100,000,000.
Is there a chance of a severe reaction at home from taking the drops?
It is extremely rare to have any severe reaction. The latest studies show the rate at 1 per 100,000,000. There have been some reactions reported, but all resolved.
What are the benefits of taking allergy drops?