Do lasers work on toenail fungus?
Clinical studies show that the laser kills toenail fungus and promotes clear nail growth with a single treatment in better than 80% of cases. The laser treatment is safe, effective, and most patients improve usually after their first treatment.
Which laser is best for toenail fungus?
The Lunula Laser® laser kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the nail without causing damage to it or the surrounding skin. Effective, the Lunula Laser® poses none of the risk and harmful side effects of oral anti-fungal medications.
Does blue light laser work on toenail fungus?
Our Hyper Blue Laser will get your nails back to their old glow in approximately three treatments depending on the severity of the infection. The laser uses wavelengths that will penetrate the nail and safely kill the organisms embedded in the nail bed that cause Onychomycosis – more commonly known as toenail fungus.
Can removing toenail cure fungus?
It may be hard to imagine anything remedying the situation. Outright removing your toenails, however, is the absolute last resort option for treating toenail fungus, and only performed in very rare cases.
Can toenail fungus be cured?
Treatment. Fungal nail infections can be difficult to cure, and they typically don’t go away without antifungal treatment. The best treatment for a fungal nail infection is usually prescription antifungal pills taken by mouth. In severe cases, a doctor might remove the nail completely.
How long does it take for laser toenail fungus treatment to work?
It usually depends on the origin of the fungal infection. If it was at the “root” of the nail, improvement can be seen as early as 3 weeks. A continuous improvement will be gradual as the nail continue to grow out. Typically, a significant overall improvement will be seen after 3 months.
How do doctors remove toenail fungus?
Surgery. Your doctor might suggest temporary removal of the nail so that he or she can apply the antifungal drug directly to the infection under the nail. Some fungal nail infections don’t respond to medicines. Your doctor might suggest permanent nail removal if the infection is severe or extremely painful.
Does removing toenail get rid of fungus?
What color light kills toenail fungus?
The Cure-Ex nail fungus treatment device uses low laser therapy that combines pulse laser radiation to target fungus deep in the tissue beneath the nail bed; and blue light energy, which kills the fungus on the nail surface to prevent reinfection and encourage healthy nail growth.