Recent and exciting changes to our immunotherapy program include the development of a cluster immunotherapy program that allows patients to reach maintenance immunotherapy in as short as four weeks.
What is Cluster Immunotherapy?
Cluster immunotherapy is an accelerated version of traditional immunotherapy. Our standard immunotherapy build up schedule calls for 27 incremental doses given once or twice a week. In Cluster, this build up period is condensed into 8 ‘sessions’ held once or, ideally, twice a week. At each session, the patient will receive 2-3 doses of immunotherapy separated by a 30 minute waiting period. While sessions may last up to 90 minutes, a patient can reach maintenance dosages in as little as 4 weeks. Such a schedule is very appealing to patients desiring to see results more quickly or whose schedule is better suited to a more intensive initial phase of immunotherapy.
Talk with your Allergy Partners physician today to determine which method may be best suited for your individual situation.