Laser toenail fungus treatment in San Francisco. There are many treatment options to toenail fungus. It is important to see a nail doctor, a specialist in toenail fungus. Our nail doctors will first give you a consult. They will determine if you have nail fungus. Afterward, they will explain treatment options.
A common treatment option is topical solutions. They have a cure of about five to ten percent. This is because the solution does not penetrate all the way through to the nail bed. All the fungus must die in order to be cured.
Another treatment option is oral medication. This has a cure rate of about sixty percent. Although it is higher, it can lead to liver toxicity. This is why our nail doctors do not recommend this treatment option.
Laser Treatment for a Toenail Fungus in San Francisco
Toenail fungus treatments in San Francisco 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 Francisco, 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 Francisco, CA location, or visit our website for more information on our doctors at one of our over 150 locations.