Nail fungus treatment - Pinpointe footlaser
The PinPointe FootLaser treatment takes a direct approach, using a laser infra red light to pass through into the nail and nail bed. This light is absorbed by the fungal cells, specifically causing them to vaporise. With over four years' experience and cleared by the FDA (the medical device regulator in USA) this treatment was pioneered in Europe in 2009 by The London Nail Laser Clinic.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nail Fungus Treatment: The PinPointe Footlaser
A yellowish discoloration has gradually appeared on your big toenail. It was then
followed by some sort of thickening. It didn’t look normal at all. Days passed and chalky
dark debris appeared. The following day you went off and wore some sneakers to a
tennis match with your friends. When you reached home and took
of your shoes, you noticed that your nail has gone so brittle that it
tore away in some places leaving jagged and ripped surfaces. You
know this. Not again. You say to yourself. Why can’t you get rid of
nail fungus completely? You’ve tried all sorts of nail fungus
treatments like oral tablets, antifungal lotions and creams up to
the point when you considered surgery. You also followed some
home remedies that your mother said were effective and has
worked for her time and again. But why do they keep coming
back? Is there any other way to get rid of those pesky fungi?
Well nail fungus or onychomycosis is an infection brought about by fungi. There are a
number of notable factors that are said to lead to it. These include but are not limited to
the following: sweaty feet, poor hygiene, contamination either
from dirty environment or infected individuals, athlete’s foot,
biting, smoking, poor blood circulation, diabetes, weak
immune system, injury and ill fitting shoes.
Years back patients were only offered topical medication,
surgery and oral medication. Even before that and up until
now, some individuals rely on home remedies like tea tree oil,
Epsom salt, Listerine mouthwash, Vicks vapour rub, apple
cider vinegar and bleach. The good news is that nail fungus
treatments have seen a lot of improvement thanks to the
Laser treatments have been considered a revolutionary
breakthrough and are known to produce better results
compared to oral and topical medications. It doesn’t even
require any kind of surgery so patients need not worry about feeling any kind of pain.
Not even the slightest prick. They do not even have any side effects. Success rates are
even up to eighty percent.
The PinPointe Footlaser is one of the said leading ways to eliminate fungus. It takes
only thirty minutes and after which you may continue with your day’s activities. Before
the actual treatment, some doctors perform debridement where the infected area is filed
to allow better penetration of the laser. The laser infra red light is passed unto the nails
where the fungal cells absorb it causing them to vaporise.
So whether you have a mild or serious case of onychomycosis, see to it that you consult
with your doctor and ask for nail fungus treatment options that would best fit your