Laser Nail Fungus Removal Cupertino
Nail fungus is a common issue that affects millions of people every year. Despite its predominance, it is an issue that is rarely discussed. This is because many who are dealing with the problem are too embarrassed to bring it up, even to medical professionals who can offer treatment.
This also means that many people are not aware that there are effective treatments for eliminating toenail fungus. At Cupertino Facial Esthetics, we offer safe and effective laser nail fungus removal treatments. These cutting-edge treatments are a convenient way to restore health to your nails.
The Causes of Toenail Fungus
The fungi responsible for this condition are always present on your skin and nails. However, certain conditions are necessary for an infection to occur. During an infection, the fungi are rapidly multiplying in the toenail.
Unfortunately, these types of infections can be easily triggered. Common causes include:
- Having wet or sweaty feet inside footwear for long periods of time
- Not wearing proper footwear in areas with a high incidence of infection (public pools, showers, gyms)
- Having damaged toenails
- Having a weakened immune system
Once an infection does occur, you are likely to experience:
- Thickening of the nail
- Discoloration of the nail
- Crumbling or brittleness of the nail
- Pain or discomfort from slight pressure
- Red or itchy skin around the nail
Laser Toenail Fungus Removal
While topical and oral medications are available for treating toenail fungus, in many cases, these options are only moderately effective or may offer no results at all. The need for a more effective treatment has led to the development of laser toenail fungus removal.
Laser toenail fungus removal is an advanced approach that has proven to be incredibly effective at destroying fungus without causing harm to healthy tissues around the area.
How Laser Toenail Fungus Removal Works
The laser device is equipped with a handpiece that transmits laser energy to the targeted toenail, where it heats and destroys fungi. This energy is set to a specific wavelength. The laser’s wavelength and the precision of the device ensure that the fungi are targeted and destroyed without causing damage to the surrounding healthy tissues.
Laser toenail fungus removal does not require anesthesia, because the treatment produces no pain or discomfort, only a warm sensation in the targeted area. Any nail polish will need to be removed to allow for better penetration. The treatment typically takes around 20 minutes to complete, depending on the number of toes that require treatment.
What to Expect After Your Treatment
There is no recovery period required after your laser toenail fungus removal. You will be able to continue normal activities once your treatment is complete and can drive yourself home. Additional laser treatments may be required to ensure that all the fungus in the area has been destroyed.
Schedule a Consultation
You don’t have to live your life hiding your toenails. Contact Cupertino Facial Esthetics today to schedule a consultation for your laser toenail fungus removal. We are here to provide you with the outstanding care and results you have been looking for.