Are your nails yellowed, thick and diseased looking?
Are you embarrassed to wear sandals?
Laser Toe Nail Treatment is:
- Effective and Safe
- High success Rate
- Very Little Discomfort
- Shoes Can Be Worn Right After Treatment
laser treatment is performed as an outpatient. Shoes and socks are
removed. Toes and nails are cleaned with alcohol or a disinfectant
solution. The laser hand piece is placed directly onto the skin or nail
area. A laser skin thermometer is used to determine the skin temperature
during the procedure to optimize the laser treatment. Two or three
treatments are necessary and are usually performed at an interval of two to six weeks apart. Clients may resume normal activities immediately
following the procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does this laser work?
laser emits a brief but gentle burst of light into the targeted area.
The laser energy heats the infected tissue, creating
an environment where fungus cannot survive.
Does the laser treatment hurt?
You may experience some discomfort from the laser treatment. Usually this will resolve as soon as the treatment is over.
How long does the treatment take?
Most treatments are performed in 15 minutes or less. No hospitalization is required.
Are only infected toenails treated?
though only some toenails may be infected, the laser treatment is
preformed on all 10 toenails or fingernails since it is the nature of
this disease to spread and infect other healthy nails.
How effective is the laser treatment?
treatments are considered safe. In clinical studies it has an 88%
effective rate or better, compared to the leading prescription topical
treatment which has an efficacy rate of 10% or less.
When and what can be expected from the laser treatment?
grow over a 9 to 12 month period. Even though the fungus may have died
due to the laser treatment, a healthy new nail will not be seen for three to
six months post-therapy. Once a nail growth cycle is completed, a new,
healthy, white clear nail should replace an infected nail.
What are the causes of nail fungus?
fungus infections are caused by dermal-fungi, yeasts such as Candida,
and non-dermal molds. Factors that may increase the development of nail
fungus include: humidity, heat, trauma, diabetes, and underlying
Is nail fungus contagious?
it can be. The organisms can sometimes spread from one person to
another because the fungus can live where the air is often moist and
people's feet are bare. this can happen in places like shower stalls,
bathrooms, or locker rooms. It also can be passed around on a nail file
or emery board. Nail fungus can spread from one of your nails to all the
Symptoms of nail fungus
fungus generally has no symptoms. In some rare cases, nail fungus may
cause pain, limit mobility, and interfere with manual dexterity.
Diseases nail develops a yellow brown appearance with eventual crumbling
and disintegration of the nail plate.