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Treatment

Laser Fungal Nail

Treatment

Laser Fungal Nail

Fungal nails are more common on the toes, but the fingers can also be affected. This condition is seen to affect around 10% of adults and is sometimes quite difficult to treat with over-the-counter medications. At Light Touch Clinic, Lunula cold laser is used as an effective treatment for getting rid of fungal nail infections and the discoloured, brittle appearance that this condition presents.

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At a Glance

Expected Results

Healthy looking nails

Treatment Time

12 minutes

Downtime

None

Longevity

Variable

The treatment involves penetrating the affected nail with a low-level laser, without damaging the surrounding skin or tissues and combines 2 different wavelengths – 405nm and 635nm. The fungal pathogens are destroyed by the 405nm wavelength, whilst Increasing the blood flow is encouraged by the 635nm wavelength. The laser beam rotates to ensure that the entire surface area of the nail is treated and all of the fungus is destroyed. A series of treatments will need to be arranged in order to eradicate this condition completely – usually 4 sessions, performed at weekly intervals, which will depend on the severity of the condition and the patient’s individual response to the treatment. Once the infection is under control, a regular course of follow-up treatments can help to ensure the condition doesn’t return or spread to the other nails.

The Lunula cold laser device is suitable for use on nails both the fingers and the toes and is undertaken by a trained professional. This treatment is a very effective solution for eradicating a fungal nail infection, but it is not a permanent solution and it will not completely prevent an infection from developing in the future.

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Prices

Prices From

£100

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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I suitable for this treatment?

The symptoms of fungal nails are as follows: discoloured, thick, brittle nails that can break or peel easily. If you are worried that you have a fungal nail infection that has not responded effectively to an over-the-counter medication, then a full assessment at Light Touch Clinic may determine your suitability.

Is this a safe treatment?

Lunula cold laser treatment is considered to be very safe when undertaken by trained professionals, such as the team at Light Touch Clinic. Unlike other laser procedures, this treatment does not use the same degree of heat and therefore lowers the risk of side effects and other complications.

Will it hurt?

The Lunula cold laser device does not incur any pain to the patient, during or after the treatment.

What can I expect after treatment?

The outcome from this treatment may take some time before it is noticeable. The nail generally grows at a rate of 1mm a month, so it may take around 6 months before any improvements are noticeable. For the nail to completely grow out 12 – 18 months may need to be allowed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I suitable for this treatment?

The symptoms of fungal nails are as follows: discoloured, thick, brittle nails that can break or peel easily. If you are worried that you have a fungal nail infection that has not responded effectively to an over-the-counter medication, then a full assessment at Light Touch Clinic may determine your suitability.

Is this a safe treatment?

Lunula cold laser treatment is considered to be very safe when undertaken by trained professionals, such as the team at Light Touch Clinic. Unlike other laser procedures, this treatment does not use the same degree of heat and therefore lowers the risk of side effects and other complications.

Will it hurt?

The Lunula cold laser device does not incur any pain to the patient, during or after the treatment.

What can I expect after treatment?

The outcome from this treatment may take some time before it is noticeable. The nail generally grows at a rate of 1mm a month, so it may take around 6 months before any improvements are noticeable. For the nail to completely grow out 12 – 18 months may need to be allowed.

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10/08/2021
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Very good experience here. Very professional practice with pragmatic and honest advice to give. Their client’s well-being is the focus.
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06/08/2021
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28/07/2021
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The staff are super friendly and professional they couldn’t have done enough for me. I couldn’t recommend this skin clinic enough, i can now see why they have won multiple awards. Great practice and fantastic service.
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Lori Stollard
Lori Stollard
19/12/2020
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Had an amazing experience at this clinic! Dr. Natalie is amazing and put me completely at ease. I have a fear of needles, but my treatment was painless and easy. I've suffered from horrible eye-bags and hollows my entire life and now my eyes look rested and refreshed! The staff is super friendly as well.
Jess Macbryde
Jess Macbryde
09/12/2020
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From the very second I entered the clinic, I was greeted by very members of the team. I had the treatment explained to me very well and I felt very comfortable throughout. Beautiful establishment and I’m very happy with my results!!
Naomi Brenchley
Naomi Brenchley
03/12/2020
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I visited this clinic on a recommendation and I am so pleased. All the staff were really lovely. I had an anti-wrinkle treatment with Natalie (who is brilliant) and I am so pleased with the result. The whole process from start to finish, cannot be faulted and the end result is really natural. I recommend to anyone to visit them.
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20/10/2020
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I visited LTC today for the first time to have lip filler. I am so impressed with the outcome, I was really looked after and was given such an amazing service. I can't express how happy I am with the results. The clinic is absolutely stunning and spotless. The staff take so much pride in their work. Thank you light touch!
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03/08/2020
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EXCELLENT treatments, customer service and very professionals! By far the Best clinic in Surrey!!

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