Toenail Fungus Treatment Options

Conventional options unlikely to work vs laser option that might

Conventional options for treating toenail fungus include:

  • Oral medications – Toenail fungus grows in the nail bed, an area with limited blood supply, making treatment time-consuming and unlikely to be successful. Plus, medications may have side effects.
  • Topical skin ointments – Liquids usually cannot penetrate to the fungus which grows beneath the nail.

Laser therapy option – Because light from a laser can penetrate the nail to reach the fungus which grows beneath the surface, lasers can be a better option for treating toenail fungus.  But, not all lasers are the same. 

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It takes time – Treatment effectiveness cannot be fully seen until discolored nail surface is replaced with fresh nail.