Toenail fungus specialists in Seattle are nail doctors. Our nail doctors specialize specifically in laser treatment. Our nail doctors give out free consultations. During this consultation, they determine if what you have is a nail fungus. Afterward, they provide the best treatment options.
Topical Solutions vs Laser Treatment
The most common treatment option is topical solutions. This treatment is easy to obtain. You do not need to see a doctor to get topical solutions. It is sold as an over-the-counter product as you do not need a doctor’s prescription. Topical solutions have a cure rate of about five to ten percent. This is very low. They have a low cure rate because they do not penetrate all the way through the nail bed.
In order to be cured, all the fungus must die. Some people see little to no results within of year of using it. This is not the recommended treatment option for toenail fungus treatment. It is best to consult with a nail doctor to determine the best treatment option for you.
Laser Treatment for a Toenail Fungus in Seattle
Toenail fungus treatments in Seattle 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 Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA location, or visit our website for more information on our doctors at one of our over 150 locations.