Fungal nail infection laser treatment – How long & how much per session. I am back to talk to you guys about laser treatment for a fungal nail infection specifically how long it takes to treat and the price of it.
Nail fungus can damage the nails both its physical and deeper portions. It can cause the nails to crumble, turn yellow, and can cause pain. For people who are suffering from nail fungi, laser is the best treatment option available today. We will discuss more about laser, and how many laser fungal nail treatments are required.
How Laser Treats Nail Fungus
Lasers have a growing use both in the clinical and aesthetic field. The continuous improvement allows lasers to evolve, which expands its capacity even more as time goes. A laser is also used to treat and kill fungi that cannot be easily cured with oral and topical drugs. Lasers produce a coherent light energy at a specific wavelength, which, when aimed at a particular target is absorbed differently, destroying cells or organisms using heat. Other tissues than the target are not affected by the laser. The nail fungus is treated by heating the infected area to the point it can kill the harmful organisms, and discourage any possible growth in the future. Other lasers used to treat fungi are fractional Cos laser that burn holes in the nail plate, so topical anti fungal medications can penetrate, and effect faster.
How Many Treatments to Cure Nail Fungus
The number of treatments varies depending on the client’s case. If the infection is severe, or had spread to more nails, it may also mean more treatments will be required for the client’s case. However, typically, within just two treatments, clients can already see and feel the results of the laser. Success is usually met at this point. Still, experts at the Havana Skin Clinic prefer to spend more time treating the nails to assure full treatment and recovery, as well as the prevention of any possible fungus formation in the future. Experts suggest to undergo more than the minimum treatment required, so the laser can cover all the infected parts of the toes.
People at any age can have a fungal nail disease, but it’s more common in adults.
The number of treatments varies depending on the client’s case. If the infection is severe, it may also mean more treatments will be required. Typically, within just two treatments, you will already see and feel the results of the laser. Success is usually met at this point. Experts suggest to undergo more than the minimum treatment required, so the laser can cover all the infected parts of the toes.
Additional factors that may lead to the development of onychomycosis:
- Trauma such as wounds or cuts in the nails that permits the fungus to enter the nail or nail bed
- Irregular or abnormal PH level of the skin
- Failing to completely dry off the feet after shower or exercise
- Using closed footwear that does not let the feet to “breathe”
- Older people and people with diabetes are more susceptible to nail fungus due to their compromised immune system.
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