Fungal infections can affect any part of the Nail.When a fungus begins to overgrow, you can get an infection. A fungal nail infection
occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail, a toenail, or the skin under the nail. A fungal nail infection could lead to more serious problems if you have diabetes or a weak immune system.
WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?
• scaling under the nail.
• white or yellow streaks on the nail.
• a crumbling corner or tip of the nail.
• the appearance of yellow spots at the bottom of the nail.
• loss of the nail.
SIGNS OF FUNGAL INFECTION DISTORTED IN SHAPE:
• Distorted in shape
• Foul odor
HOW DOES A LASER KILL FUNGUS?
The Gentle Pro Nd:YAG Laser raises the temperature under the nail to a level that’s in hospitable to fungus in order to increase the appearance of clear nails. Dr. V.K. Roy combines the use of prescription topical treatment to improve the success rate of fungal clearance. The treatment will generally take about 10-15 minutes per visit, and treatments are spaced approximately 30 days apart. Sometimes the fungus is effectively treated and destroyed after one visit, but it may require multiple treatments. Most patients require between 2-4 treatments
HOW IS IT TREATED WITH LASER TREATMENT?
Whether to treat a fungal nail infection is up to you. If it isn’t treated, it won’t go away. It might get worse. We treat with nail fungus because No one wants to have to hide their feet because of nail fungus. If you have infected toe nails, you know how embarrassing it can be. Ugly, discolored and disfigured toe nails definitely hamper your social and personal activities. Nail fungus can be caused by many things, but they all have the same outcome. When moisture gets caught underneath the toenail, it creates the perfect breeding ground. A warm and wet environment is ideal for a fungus to grow and thrive. This turns a small inconvenience into an unsightly medical issue. Nail fungus can be hard to get rid of, and you may have tried various remedies without success. If so, give us a call! We’ve been treating Nail fungus for years and are seeing remarkable results with our laser treatment. Laser therapies like The gentle Pro Nd:YAG Laser allow us to treat nail fungus symptoms locally without the side effects.