Fungal Nail Treatment
There are various clinical studies which have shown that long pulsed ND:YAG effectively treats fungal nails.
Fungal nail infection (Onychomycosis) is a common condition and affecting every three in a hundred people in the UK. It makes the nail look discoloured, thickened and crumble at the edge. It can affect one or several nails. Lynton long pulsed ND:YAG Laser can effectively treat nail infection.
How does fungal nail treatment work??
Light from laser is absorbed by the water in the skin underneath and around the nail. This creates heat which destroys the fungus (dermatophytes).
The entire nail bed and nail matrix is treated with short pulse of light released by the laser applicator which is placed on the nail.
4 to 6 treatments are needed for optimal results depending on the area treated.
Advantages of Laser for Onychomycosis
Lumina’s long pulsed Nd-Yag can effectively treat then fungal nails thus avoiding disadvantages of systemic and topical medication.
It is a rapid treatment for an otherwise persistent nail condition.