Red eyes, sneezing and a congested nose; particularly spring time is a hard time for those with pollen allergies. But they are not the only signs of allergies. Also skin condition can deteriorate. Prof. Dr. Ichiro Okamoto, dermatologist in Vienna, offers a practical pollen widget to keep you updated with the latest information on pollen monitoring.

Prof. Dr. Okamoto offers a comprehensive consultation in his private office in Skodagasse 32, Vienna (Austria, EU). Skin symptoms due to allergic reactions (atopic dermatitis, neurodermitis, ekzema, ets. ) can be treated efficiently after an individual medical consultation.

Up to date pollen monitoring

Thanks to incorporated pollen-widget provided by updated information on pollen monitoring is available.

Information on the following types of pollens are available.

  • dace (Hasel)
  • alder (Erle)
  • ash (Esche)
  • grass (Gräser)
  • rye (Roggen)
  • mugwort (Beifuss)
  • ambrosia (Ambrosia)
  • fungal spores (Pilzsporen)
  • birch (Birke)


For requesting an appointment, please contact our office by phone +43 1 40114/5701, 5702 or 5703, or per E-Mail or using the contact form.

Spring is pollen season. As soon as the temperature rises and flowers and trees start blossoming, pollen season is right is near. Pollens are mostly spread through wind, and there are typical seasons for for each type of pollen.
  • January: dace
  • February: alder and dace
  • March: alder, aspen or cottonwood, dace, elm tree, willow
  • April: alder, ash,  aspen, birch, copper beech, dace,  elm tree, grass, hornbeam,  lilac, meadow foxtail, oak, rape, willow,
  • May: barley, birch, copper beech, elder, grass, hop, hornbeam, lilac, linden/lime, locust, meadow foxtail, oat, oak,  pine, plane, plantain, rape, rye,
  • June: chestnut,  corn/maize, elder, grass, hornbeam, linden/lime, locust, nettle, pigweed, plantail, rape, rye
  • July:  corn/maize, grass, locust, mugwort, nettle, pigweed, privet, ragweed, rape, rye
  • August: corn/maize, grass, locust, meadow fescue, mugwort, nettle, pigweed, ragweed, rape, rye
  • September: corn/maize, grass, locust, meadow fescue, mugwort, nettle, oat grass, pigweed,  ragweed
  • October: grass, nettle, oat grass, pigweed


Pollens are most commonly spread by wind, causing diverse allergic reactions in sensible people. In rural areas, stronger concentrations of pollens are common in the mornings, while concentrations in urban areas are often higher in the evenings.

Symptoms of pollen allergy:

  • red eyes with tears, itch and burning sensations
  • sneezing and congested nose
  • itchy skin rash

I am allergic to pollen?

An indication for a putative pollen allergy is given when the above mentioned symptoms appear seasonally. In case of a pollen allergy, the symptoms appear commonly at the same time period every year. Record this time period in your calender. This is an important indication to which allergen you should be tested.

Dermatologist Prof. Dr. Okamoto, offers a comprehensive consultation before and after allergy tests in his private praxis located in the Skodagasse 32, 1080 Vienna (Austria). The tests can then be performed in specialized centers. Allergic reactions can then be treated effectively according to individual’s needs.

For requesting an appointment, please contact our office by phone +43 1 40114/5701, 5702 or 5703, or per E-Mail or using the contact form.

Allergy centers (for tests) in Vienna, Austria

Following institutions offer allergy tests in Vienna, Austria:

Please note that this is not a complete list of allergy centers in Vienna. This are just examples of allergy centers in Vienna, which should help as a guid to find the appropriate institution for you. This is not regarded as a recommendation and is supposed to support your search.

Floridsdorfer Allergie Zentrum

All “Kassen” (with a “Überweisungsschein” & “E-Card”)
Franz-Jonas-Platz 8/6
A-1210 Wien

Opening hours Allergie Zentrum Floridsdorf

  • Mondays to Thursdays: 8-11:30 & 14-17 Uhr
  • Fridays: 8-11:30 Uhr

Allergiezentrum Wien West

All “Kassen” (with a “Überweisungsschein” & “E-Card”)
Hütteldorfer Straße 46
A-1150 Wien

Opening hours Allergiezentrum Wien West

  • Montag bis Donnerstag: 8 bis 12 & 14 bis 19 Uhr
  • Freitag: 8 bis 12Uhr

About Prof. Dr. Ichiro Okamoto

Dermatologist Prof. Dr. Okamoto is specialized on the diagnosis and treatment of acute & chronic Skin diseasesmole checks, skin cancer prevention und  skin cancer therapy. His private praxis is located in Praxis in 1080 Wien, Skodagasse 32.

Since 2007, Prof. Okamoto serves as attending physician at the department of dermatology at the Medical University of Vienna.

Contact Prof. Dr. Okamoto

For appointments, please contact us by phone +43 1 40114/5701, 5702 or 5703, or via E-Mail at or contact form.