Laser toenail fungus treatment in San Diego can vary. Our nail doctors are specialists in toenail fungus. They will consult you first. Our nail doctors will determine if what you have is a toenail fungus. Afterward, they will explain their recommended treatment option.
Treatment Options for you
The most common treatment option is topical solutions. Here are a few reasons why topical solutions are not the best treatment option for toenail fungus
- They have a cure rate of about five to ten percent
- Over-the-counter medication
- This means that it is most likely not strong enough to kill all the fungus
- The topical solution typically only stays on your nail
- As a result, it does not penetrate through the nail bed
Another common treatment option is an oral medication. Here are a few reasons why our nail specialists do not recommend this treatment for toenail fungus.
- This can lead to liver toxicity
- Can cause other health problems in people who have underlying health issues
Laser Treatment for a Toenail Fungus in San Diego
Toenail fungus treatments in San Diego can vary. If you have caught nail fungus, it can be easily treated using the FDA-approved PinPointe laser, which typically only takes one treatment. Other treatments like topical solutions and oral medication are not as effective. Topical solutions have a very low cure rate. This is because the solution does not penetrate all the way through the nail bed. This is because it can lead to liver toxicity. You would need to have consistent blood tests throughout the course of taking the medication.
Our nail doctor in San Diego, CA recommends this treatment for toenail fungus. The PinPointe Laser treatment has the highest cure rate in the market. It has no side effects and no recovery period. As a result, you can go about your daily activities right after the treatment. Also, there’s no pain.
If you have any signs of nail fungus, call us at 800-672-0625 at our San Diego, CA location, or visit our website for more information on our doctors at one of our over 150 locations.