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Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus: There’s New Proof it Really Works

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus, Toenail Fungus | Comments Off on Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus: There’s New Proof it Really Works

When you glance down at your feet, do you see a series of yellow and white blotches on your bare toenails? Have the edges of those nails seemingly thickened over the last few weeks? Do they have rough edges and emit a funky odor, especially when you try to clip your nails? If so, it could be onychomycosis that’s the cause of it all. It’s an unpleasant condition that has a tendency to creep up on people when they least expect it. That’s because it’s caused by a fungus that’s too small to be seen by the naked eye. So by the time it’s noticeable, damage has already been done to the nail bed and exposed nail. Many people who find themselves in such unpleasant straits try a series of home remedies at the outset. They may cut their...

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Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus Can Banish Beach Time Embarrassment

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus, Toenail Fungus | Comments Off on Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus Can Banish Beach Time Embarrassment

Switching from winter snow boots to open toe shoes and sandals in the late spring is a happy occasion for many Americans. However, there are those that dread the seasonal change of footwear because of toenail fungus related embarrassment. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is one of the most common nail disorders in the nation. The infections are typically caused by dermatophytes, molds and yeasts that thrive in moist, balmy and lightless environments. When they come into contact with a person’s toenail beds, they can cause multiple aesthetic and health issues. Among them are distorted, discolored, thick and brittle nails. In more serious cases, odor, discharge and painful skin inflammation may occur. Over the years, assorted toenail fungus treatment methods have arisen. Unfortunately, not all of them have proven to be worthwhile. Laser treatment for toenail...

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Considering Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus, Toenail Fungus | Comments Off on Considering Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus

A toenail fungus infection can quickly develop once an organism known as a Dermatophyte begins to feed on the keratin and protein stores contained within your nail. This fungus can rapidly drain these vital substances from your toenail, causing the painful and unsightly symptoms associated with this serious medical disorder. Unfortunately, toenail fungus (Onychomycosis) is very challenging to successfully treat, as repeat infections are common. Continually struggling with fungal infections can very often lead to discoloration, disfiguration, and eventual destruction of the entire nail. If you currently suffer from this disease, you’re probably all too familiar with the medications commonly prescribed to treat it. Although these drugs can provide very effective results and relief from this debilitating condition, there are certainly serious side effects strongly associated with these treatment regimens. Many Vernal podiatrists will often prescribe an oral medication,...

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