Toenail fungal infection is one of the most prevalent infections seen in the United States today and some people are more hereditary suseptible in having it.
fungus usually grows in dark, moist areas and can invade the body through minor cuts, or after injury or irritation in which the toenail becomes separated from the bed. The fungus can cause the nail to thicken and become discolored, often yellow or brown. A foul-smelling debris can accumulate under the nail leading to pressure and pain. After confirming the presence of toenail fungus infection , It is best to treat the infection in early stages when the nail starts to thicken or becomes discolored.
In the past it used to be that in the early stages, an oral medication was given which had some series side effects in the body especailly on the liver if taken for too long. In case a patient was unable to take the oral medication or the infection was to advanced, the infected nail was surgically removed by administering local anesthesia in the office.
Now however, Dr. Harounian has incorporated the newest and the most effective pinpointe laser machine in to his practice to get ride of all the fungal infection with no pain and no known side effects in only 30 minutes. The procedure is quick and easy and entails lasering all 10 toes regardless of how many are infected, to minimize the risk of reinfection.