Laser Nail Fungus Treatment

Laser nail fungal treatment is known to be effective, safe and hassle-free. Fungal nails, clinically known as onychomycosis, is not only embarrassing but they are also the leading reason behind costly visits to the podiatrist and dermatologist. Laser nail fungus treatment procedures are safe and work effectively without causing any signs of discomfort, in comparison to painful nail removal surgery and leading prescription topical treatments for nail fungus.

Gentle Max Pro Plus Nail Fungus Treatment - Onychomycosis

Candela GentleMax Pro PLUS: Laser Nail Fungus Treatment F.A.Q

On average, any nail replaces itself every 6 to 9 months through natural growth. Healthy new growth may be visible within few months as the new nail replaces the old. However, follow up treatment with an anti-fungal cream with L-arginine has shown an increase in the speed of healthy nail replacement. Your medical technician may make recommendations for the use of a post-laser treatment nail cream.

The GentleMax Pro Plus laser emits pulses of energy that produce heat – destroying active microbes that infect tissue. In addition to precisely penetrating through the toenail, the GentleMax Pro Plus laser energy also reaches the nail bed beneath, where the fungus is likely to be found. As a result of this ability to penetrate the thickness of the toenail, successful results are achieved.

Most people do not feel any pain. Some patients may experience warmth and occasional snapping sensation during the procedure. If you have any pain during the procedure, the laser power may be decreased slightly to reduce any pain. No anesthesia is needed.

The number of treatments varies on the degree of involvement of the nails. It may need 1 to 6 treatments done every 3-4 weeks.

The amount of time varies on the degree of involvement of the nails.

Fungus nail treatment is a revolutionary means to cure fungal nail infections, in a patient-friendly, quick and effective way, utilizing GentleYAG laser light. The laser has no effect on healthy tissue and healthy nail would be visible within weeks. The Laser light heats evenly throughout the depth of the affected nail and skin tissue, effectively weakening and killing the parasitic fungi which have infected the nail. Deep, pulse-profile heating of the nail bed stimulates the killing of parasitic fungus. 

The natural growth and immune processes of the body are then able to restore the nail to its pristine state. Compared to traditional methods, the effects of laser light spreads evenly throughout the tissue and is not subject to either the limits of chemical diffusion, as are topical or the induction of hepatoxic side effects, as is the case with oral medications.

The majority of laser nail fungus treatment clients experience zero side effects other than a temporary feeling of warmth during the laser nail fungus treatment and a mild warming sensation after the laser nail fungus treatment.

However, possible side effects from laser nail fungus treatment may include:

  • Feeling of warmth and/or slight pain during treatment
  • Redness of the treated skin around the nail lasting 24 – 72 hours
  • Slight swelling of the treated skin around the nail lasting 24 – 72 hours
  • Discoloration or burn marks may occur on the nail. In very rare cases, blistering of the treated skin around the nail and scarring of the treated skin around the nail may occur.

Ready to book your Laser Nail Fungus Treatment consultation appointment today with us? contact us today or text us. We are conveniently located at 10168 Yonge Street, #203 in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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