What are the symptoms of nail fungus?
A nail fungus infection can make your nails thick and discolored. Uncommonly, you may feel pain in your toes or fingertips.
How is nail fungus diagnosed?
Your doctor may be able to tell if you have a nail fungus infection by looking carefully at your nails. He or she may scrape some tissue from under your nail and look at it under a microscope or send it to a lab in order to determine for certain what kind of infection you have.
How does the laser works?
The laser kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toenail will not become instantly clear, because it takes time to grow out.
Is toenail fungus laser treatment safe?
There are no age or health restrictions or limitations. There have been no adverse reactions or other known side effects.
Is the laser toenail fungus treatment painful?
The procedure does not require injections or anesthetic. A majority of people do not feel pain or discomfort from the laser. Some people report a mild warming sensation, and very few feel a pinprick from the laser.
Is there a recovery period?
No. Toenail fugus laser treatment is painless with virtually no discomfort.
How long does the fungus toenail laser treatment take?
Consultation and procedure may take between 20 to 30 minutes
When can I apply nail polish to my toenails or have a pedicure?
You can apply nail polish immediately after the foot laser treatment. It is important to remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.