The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toenail will not become instantly clear, it takes time to grow out.
A consultation with your provider, the procedure to be performed and any follow-up visits as prescribed by your provider.
Most people feel no pain. Some people feel a warming sensation and very few feel a pinprick.
No; just walk in and walk out.
The FootLaser procedure takes about 30 minutes.
The infection improves following one treatment and typically the provider will recommend care techniques to reduce recurrence of the infection. There is a chance of reinfection because the fungus is present everywhere in the environment.
You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. It is important to remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.
The cost ranges from $650 - $950.
Credit cards, cash, money orders are all accepted.
This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance does not provide coverage.
Clinical studies began in November 2007.
Leading scientists and medical professionals working together for 20 years with funding provided by the National Institutes of Health developed the technology in the patented PinPointe FootLaser.