Don’t hide FUNGAL TOENAILS, fix them!

TOENAIL FUNGUS

Also known as ONCHOMYCOSIS, is an infection of the toenail plate, nail bed and nail root. The infection changes the appearance of the nail, can be embarrassing and even painful. If this sounds familiar, good news, you don’t have to hide your toenails. There are treatments for toenail fungus that will have your toes looking and feeling great again.

Signs of TOENAIL FUNGUS

Because there are varying types and levels of severity for toenail fungus, it’s important to have your condition diagnosed by a podiatric physician. If you are worried that you might be suffering from toenail fungus, you can perform a self-evaluation to look for the following common symptoms:

  • Discoloration of the nail-yellow, green, black or white
  • Distorted toenail
  • Foul odor
  • Crumbling under or at the tip of the nail
  • Lifting of the nail plate from the nail bed

How common is TOENAIL FUNGUS?

Fungus causes about half of all toenail abnormalities. Toenail fungus occurs in approximately 10% of the adult population in America. Left untreated toenail fungus the infection will progress. Currently, the most common treatments for toenail fungus includes:

  • Oral medication- such as Lamisil and Sporonox
  • Topical treatments- people have soaked their feet in alcohol, bleach, Listerine…, applied VIC’s vapo rub, OTC and RX antifungal creams
  • Surgery

While there are times these treatments for fungal toenails can be effective, some cases necessitate a different approach. Laser treatment is a new and often effective method for treating stubborn toenail fungus. If you’ve tried everything else. This might be the solution you’re looking for.

LASER TREATMENT for FUNGAL TOENAILS

Laser treatment for fungal nails have the advantage over other treatments in that it is effective without any side effects. At our offices we are on our second generation of Fungal nail laser; the LUNULA LASER.The LUNULA LASER is a 2-beam laser in a linear array that rotates and treats all the nails one foot at a time. The Lunula laser treatment is performed

once for 4 weeks in a row. The treatment is only 12 minutes per foot. Because the Lunula laser is a cold laser it is PAINFREE!

What are you waiting for? Call today 661-253-3668 for the Santa Clarita office and 805-523-0400 for the Moorpark office and make an appointment for evaluation and treatment. Stop hiding your toenails.