Fungal Nail for Blog

 

Don’t let fungal nail ruin your confidence or your outfit this summer! Now is the time to begin a course of Lunula Laser treatment at the Light Touch Clinic.

Fungal nail infections are incredibly common. Indeed, at least 10% of the population are affected. However, up until recently, there were only a few treatment options for those suffering from this often embarrassing condition. If left untreated fungal nail infections can cause pain during certain activities, permanent disfiguration and can make wearing shoes uncomfortable.

How do I know if I have a fungal nail infection?

Not everyone who has a fungal nail infection experiences pain, so many people are unaware that they have the condition. Most people with a fungal nail infection will be affected by one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Crumbly nails
  • Brittle nails
  • Thickened nails
  • Dull nails (not shiny)
  • Dark coloured nails

What about antifungals?

While antifungal medicines are one way of treating fungal nails, these medications have a number of disadvantages in comparison to the Lunula Laser.

Poor response: Unfortunately many infections do not respond well to antifungal medications. This is often due to the fact that the toes are the body’s most distal region which means that insufficient blood flow can limit the bioavailability of the drug.

Side effects: antifungal medicines can have a number of nasty side effects and many patients will need routine liver function tests as a result. However, the Lunula Laser has no known side effects.*

Why we love the Lunula Laser

Fungal Nail

As the photograph illustrates, this is a very comfortable treatment.* Just sit back with a cup of tea and a magazine and you’ll soon forget about the laser! There are no known side-effects either.

With each treatment taking just 12 minutes per foot and most patients seeing results after 4 treatments, it is easy to fit a course of Lunula Laser into your busy schedule. This quick treatment time really sets this laser apart from the competition. Indeed, heat energy lasers usually require at least 4 minutes attention per individual toe!*

The Lunula Laser has been rigorously tested and has a fantastic record of success.*

 

 Call the Light Touch Clinic today and get your feet sandal-ready!