A specially designed laser beams through the toenail and safely kills the organisms embedded in the nail bed that cause Onychomycosis – more commonly known as toenail fungus.
The gentle laser light beam has no effect on healthy tissue and treats only the infected area of the toe. No drugs or topical ointments are used, eliminating the total-body side effects of traditional oral medications.
Our new Hyper Blue 1530 Laser uses wavelengths that will penetrate the nail and eliminate the destructive fungus leaving the nail revitalized as it grows out.
- Safe, painless treatment
- No anesthesia needed
- No side effects or drugs
- No liver enzyme test required
- No recovery time, just walk in and walk out
- Only 15 minutes required to treat toe nails on both feet
How does the laser work?
The laser light passes through the toe nail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toe nail will not become instantly clear, it takes 6 months to 1 year for the nail to grow from the base of the nail to the end of the toe.
What can I expect in the office?
A consultation, the procedure to be performed, and any follow-up visits as prescribed by the doctor.
Is the procedure painful?
Most people feel no pain. Some people feel a warming sensation.
Is there a recovery period?
No. Just walk in and walk out.
How long does the procedure take?
The laser procedure takes less than 10 minutes.
Will the fungus come back?
Yes, preventative maintenance treatments are recommended.
When can I paint my nails or have a pedicure?
You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. We recommend using a product called Dr. Remedy’s Nail polish that has an anti-fungal component. It is important to remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.
How do I pay for the treatment?
Cash, check and credit cards are all accepted. You may also use your Medical IRA, Health Savings or Flexible Spending Account.
Is this covered by my insurance?
This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance plans do not provide coverage.
Is it FDA cleared?
Yes, it is FDA cleared for the temporary increase of clear nail in patients with fungus.