Laser treatment for fungal toenail infections is very useful for treating it with minimal damage and complications to the rest of the toe. What can be better than an invisible beam that destroys fungus under your nail without having to perform invasive surgery? This technique is used to fight discolored toenails due to fungus. Laser treatment can strip the infected toenail of the fungus through beams of lasers that are concentrated on the toenail, penetrating it and ending the problem!
The infection begins as an unappealing sight, but can also turn the toenail brittle and sensitive if not treated early on. Laser treatment has no damaging side effects because it only focusses on the infected area of the toenail. This treatment is also effective in preventing the need for medicines, which can cause other difficulties. Laser treatment normally takes no longer than an hour to complete. Toenails will replace themselves every year and the new, strong nail will grow in soon after.
Treatment for this condition includes:
- Laser therapy will destroy fungus and increase healing because it stimulates the damaged cells and increases the amount of circulation to the toenail. The increased blood flow reduces inflammation and pain.
- The advantage of laser treatment is that it is non-invasive!
- Surgical procedures can be avoided with lasers. Patients are able to get back to their normal routines without the long recovery times of surgery if laser treatment is used.
Here at Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, our foot doctors, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM will provide you with the very best laser treatment available for your toenails. If your toenails have become worn out and damaged from fungus, contact us to make an appointment today. We have offices conveniently located in Saint Clair Shores, Warren and Macomb, MI. We want to provide you with this state of the art technology to get your toenails back to their healthy selves. Check out our Patient Education library for some additional helpful subject matter in this regard.