How laser toenail fungus treatment from your podiatrists in West Orange, NJ, can help your toes and feet
Toenail fungus can make you want to keep your shoes on. You don’t have to be embarrassed by toenail fungus because there is a very effective treatment to get rid of toenail fungus for good. It’s called laser toenail fungus treatment.
The podiatrists at Foot Health Center in West Orange, NJ, provide a wide range of foot and ankle services, including laser treatment of toenail fungus.
You can tell if you have toenail fungus if your toenails:
- Look dark
- Appear thickened
- Are crumbly
- Have a foul odor
The fungus invading your toenails thrives in warm, moist places like public pools, showers, or gym facilities. That’s why it’s important to:
- Wear flip flops when you are in a public area
- Avoid sharing towels, socks, or shoes
- Keep your feet clean and dry
Toenail fungus begins as a tiny yellow or white dot underneath your toenail. It grows bigger as it burrows further underneath your toenail. Toenail fungus can also spread to all your toes and the skin on your feet.
You can try some simple home remedies for toenail fungus, including:
- Applying over-the-counter anti-fungal creams or lotions
- Trimming your toenail to reduce pressure
If you have chronic toenail fungus, you can benefit from laser toenail fungus treatment. The laser works using heat and light to kill the fungus infecting your nail.
You should consider laser treatment for toenail fungus because it is:
- Pain-free, and requires no downtime
- Quick, because it takes 15 minutes or less
- Effective, because you can have a new, healthy toenail in 4 months or less
Your podiatrist may recommend maintenance treatments every year to keep your toes and toenails looking their best.
To learn more about laser toenail fungus treatment and how it can help you, talk with the experts. Call the podiatrists at Foot Health Center in West Orange, NJ. You can reach them in the office by calling (973) 731-1266, so call now.