If you’ve Googled how to get rid of toenail fungus because you have been embarrassed by your unsightly nails, don’t worry, we understand. Better still, we can help! Onychomycosis is a persistent fungal infection of the nail bed and plate caused by nails (mainly toe nails) being kept in moist, poorly ventilated conditions and environments.
Onychomycosis often manifests itself as ‘dirty’ looking yellow-brown nails so you’d be forgiven for wanting to rid yourself of the burdensome condition so you can feel more comfortable going swimming, wearing sandals or high heels or walking barefoot on the beach while away holiday.
There are a variety of options available for combating nail and toe fungus infections, including anti-fungal aural medication or nail paint and the more drastic surgical nail removal for infected nails that have become unbearably painful. However, we advocate the reliable Zeolight Q Switched ND Tag Laser (which we also use in our Laser Tattoo Removal treatments) to quickly and safely eradicate any nail fungus infections.
Fortunately this treatment causes very little discomfort.
Generally, 4 to 5 treatments would be needed at 1-3 week intervals. A follow up is scheduled for 3 months post treatment where an additional treatment may be performed.
You will have a personal consultation with one of our experienced experts, tailored to your nail’s needs. During this time they will carry out a patch test on you to assess whether or not you will react safety to the treatment, answer any questions you may have and outline any risks the treatment entails.
We will provide you with protective eye-wear to use throughout the treatment.
Using the safe and efficacious Zeolight Q Switched ND Tag Laser, our qualified technician will deliver strong pulses of energy from the laser penetrate through the nail plate and kill the fungus in the nail bed.
One session of our non-invasive nail fungus laser treatment usually takes about 30 minutes.
Your specialist will advise you on any after-care procedures to follow.
Onychomycosis is is more common in the over 60s, diabetics and people who suffer with psoriasis but it is suitable for anyone- any gender, age or ethnicity- who has been diagnosed with Onychomycosis. Nail fungus laser treatment is particularity ideal for those whose nail infection is especially stubborn and hasn’t responded to other treatments. The ANP Skin Clinic specialist will assess whether you are suitable to receive the onychomycosis treatment and how to get rid of toenail fungus for you in the best way.
There is no guarantee that the nail fungus will not return, we can only treat the infection your currently have in your toe and fingernails. However, Laser Onychomycosis Treatment is the best solution in answer to the question how to get rid of toenail fungus as it is carries very little risk.
Tenderness and redness may ensue after treatment but will subside after a hew hours.