Toenail fungus is an infection under the toe, which can mean that you have a bacterial infection elsewhere around the nail plate. Nail bed injury can make you more likely to
get any other type of infection in your foot, so it’s important to pay attention and
treat as necessary.
Toenail fungus is something that most of us will deal with at some point in our lives. Many people don’t even realize that they have a problem with toenail fungus. Fungal infections are a very common foot problem, but you should still seek treatment.
If your fungus is severe, see us right away so that we can begin treating the problem.
Toenail fungus can be spread easily, so make sure that your feet are protected against it. Public places are the most likely place to get it. Also make sure that you are clipping your nails straight across so that the toenail doesn’t grow beyond the end of the toe.
This non-invasive procedure does not require anesthesia and there is virtually no recovery time or pain. The laser tackles the germ that causes toenail fungus is essentially vaporized, all the while leaving the surrounding skin untouched and safe.
Although oral medications are a suitable way to treat toenail fungus, laser treatments
are much more effective. Oral medications require blood tests and is probably not the best choice for everyone.