Toenail Fungus Treatment
It’s time to show off those pretty toes! Get rid of nasty toenail fungus with our quick and painless laser treatments.
What is Toenail Fungus Treatment?
Laser treatments can effectively kill the fungus and promote healthy nail growth.
What Does It Treat?
- Toenail fungus infection is a widespread condition that affects as many as 10-15% of Americans.
- The cause of the infection is a dermatophyte (a type of fungus) that invades the nail bed and the underside of the nail plate.
- The infection causes the nails to change color (yellowing or darkened), become brittle and thick, as well as foul-smelling.
- When left untreated, the infection can quickly spread to other toenails, fingernails, or even your skin. Thicker nails can make it difficult and painful to walk when wearing shoes.
- This treatment effectively kills various fungi known to cause the infection, including secondary bacterial or yeast infections in the nail plate.
How Does It Work?
The laser light passes through the toenail without damaging it or the surrounding skin to reach and kill the fungus living in and under it.
Depending on the severity of the infection, some patients may need multiple treatment sessions.
What to Expect?
Our advanced toenail fungus treatments are painless and don’t require a recovery period. You can return to your daily activities immediately after the session.
The consultation and procedure usually take between 20 to 30 minutes, so this is a treatment you can get done during your lunch break.
You should remove any nail polish before the treatment, and you can safely reapply it after the session is over.
The laser will typically eliminate the fungus in one treatment; however, some advanced infection patients may require multiple sessions to kill the fungus completely.
The effects of the laser treatment are not noticeable immediately, but over the coming months, patients will see healthy nails growing back.
Am I A Candidate?
The treatment are ideal for anyone uncomfortable with showing their bare feet due to toenail fungus infection.
However, some patients may not be an ideal candidate for laser toenail fungus treatment, including:
- Women who are pregnant
- Skin cancer patients
- Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy (loss of feeling in feet)
- Patients with Plaque Psoriasis