Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus

Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis refers to a fungal infection of the nail, nail bed, or nail plate. The nail may appear thickened, yellow, or cloudy in appearance. It can affect both fingernails and toenails. It is not life threatening, but it can contribute to pain, discomfort, weakened nail strength and unsightly appearance. Nail fungus affects over 20 million Americans and accounts for half of all nail disorders.

We only use specific laser technology has been cleared by the FDA to treat nail fungus. Laser treatment has been shown to be 80-85% effective in treating nail fungus. Some studies have shown even greater effectiveness.

The procedure for treating nail fungus usually requires one to five treatments (persistent cases may take more). These laser treatments are safe, quick and patients report little to no discomfort (warming or rubber band snapping sensation). It is typically completed in 30 minutes or less without the use of anesthesia or oral anti-fungal medications.

The procedure is safe, effective and FDA cleared for treating toenail and fingernail fungus. Our physician at Advanced Aesthetics of Jacksonville use the Candela GentleMax laser for treatments. The laser is an Nd-YAG laser that delivers high pulses of energy at 1064 nanometers.

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    8259 Bayberry Road



    Phone:(904) 515-6282

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