If you live in the Queen City and suffer from allergies, it probably wouldn’t surprise you to know that Charlotte is consistently ranked as one of the worst cities for allergies in the country. In their list of the worst cities for allergies, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation ranked Charlotte as third worst in 2011, fifth worst in 2010 and third worst in 2009.
Like other Southern cities, Charlotte gets plenty of light and humidity, which contributes to a longer growing season. Making things worse, the Southeast is also home to a variety of allergen-producing trees, weeds and grasses.
It’s tough to avoid allergies in Charlotte outright, so many turn to Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates for allergy treatment options. Before recommending treatment, our trained allergists can provide allergy testing to determine if you are allergic to molds, dust mites, pollen, animal dander, food, medicine and insect stings.
Because there are so many people with allergies in the Charlotte area, we have 10 Charlotte allergy departments to serve you: