If your toes could talk, they would tell you they’re happy it’s summer again. (Cue the Pharrell Williams song “Happy.”) However, they would also say “Be wary!” Swimming pools, public showers, and locker rooms are a breeding ground for your toenails’ worst enemy: fungus. If you want happy summer toes, but are stuck with fungal nails, you may need laser treatment.
Laser therapy is a safe and effective way to treat your issue. The treatment is an alternative to oral medication, which could damage your liver, and topical nail treatment, which could take more than a year to deliver any sign of improvement. A patient treated with a laser should see improvement in the amount of nail that is clear of infection.
At Edmond/Norman Foot & Ankle Clinic, we perform this cutting-edge process with a Yag Laser. The 20-minute procedure uses focused light to penetrate the nail and eliminate the fungus underneath the toenails, which is where the problem starts. You don’t have to worry about any discomfort; the process is pain-free. We also use this method to soothe your heel pain, tendinitis, and the aching nerves in your feet.
When you’re the only one who’s not wearing sandals, it can be embarrassing. Treat your fungal nails by calling Edmond/Norman Foot & Ankle Clinic at (405) 285-7408 or make an appointment online at our website. Dr. Bil Buksh can make your feet happy again for summer!
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