Treatments for toenail fungus in Houston can vary. People can be confused about what the right treatment for them could be. In our clinics, our nail doctors first consult you. They would determine the best treatment option for you. It is important to see a nail doctor. They are the most knowledgeable on toenail fungus. Furthermore, you need all the information on toenail fungus before you decide the best treatment for you.

Treatment Options

There are a few treatment options for toenail fungus. First, there are topical solutions. These only have a cure rate of about five to ten percent. This is because it does not penetrate all the way through the nail bed. All the toenail fungus must die in order to be cured. Another option is oral medication. This has a cure rate of sixty percent. This is higher but it is more dangerous. Our nail doctors don’t recommend this because it can lead to liver toxicity. You would need constant blood tests to ensure your liver isn’t being damaged. it can be very tedious.

Laser Treatment for a Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus treatments in Houston can vary. If you have caught nail fungus, it can be easily treated using the FDA-approved PinPointe laser, which typically only takes on 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 Houston, TX 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 Houston, TX location, or visit our website for more information on our doctors at one of our over 150 locations.