Got ugly fungal nails? Are you embarrassed to take your shoes off? Get rid of ugly, yellow fungal nails FAST with 1or 2 laser treatments (results may vary) using our state of the art ClearToe technique and no downtime! As many as 6.5% to 8.7% of the North American population suffer from infected nails with fungal strains Tichophyton Rubrum, Candida, or Trichophyton Mentagrophytes for example, render them to have an unsightly and embarrassing nail condition called onychomycosis. The treatments to date have included topical or oral medications which typically require a year of treatment with limited success. The oral medications like Itraconazole and Terbinafine are fraught with common side effects of headache, gastrointestinal upset, and skin reactions plus are toxic to the liver, necessitating frequent blood draws for liver function testing.
At Aesthetique Laser Institute, Inc. of Newport Beach, our physician employs the precise high energy of a laser to target nail fungi and eradicate the infection so you can feel comfortable revealing your feet in public again. No skin damage, pain, or down time is expected. The treatments take approximately 15 to 30 minutes. There is no specific aftercare instruction other than to keep the nails clean and dry in order not to foster an environment which breeds fungal growth. Call our Newport Beach office at 949 646 7336 and make an appointment to be rid of ugly nail fungus today.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does the ClearToe Laser work?
A: The ClearToe Laser kills fungus that lives in and under the nail. The laser light passes through the nail 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.
Q: What can I expect in the provider’s office?
A: The process begins with a consultation in which your physician, who will explain the procedure that is to be performed and any follow-up visits that may be required.
Q: Is the procedure painful?
A: Most patients feel minimum or no pain. Some may feel a warming sensation. An isolated few, may feel pinpricks.
Q: Is there a recovery period?
A: No, there is no downtime. The treatment is a walk in/walk out procedure.
Q: How long does the procedure take?
A: The ClearToe Laser procedure typically takes about 20 minutes.
Q: Will the fungus grow back?
A: The infection improves after one treatment. However, there is a chance of re-infection because the fungus is present everywhere in the environment. Your will recommend care techniques to help reduce a recurrence of the infection.
Q: When is it safe to paint my nails or have a pedicure following treatment?
A: You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. It is important that you remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.
Q: How much does the procedure cost?
A: The cost is determined by the physician; typically cost is about $1,000 USD.
Q: How do I pay for the procedure?
A: Credit cards, cash, and money orders are accepted. You may also use your Health Savings Account (HSA), Medical IRA, Flexible Spending Account or Care Credit.
Q: Is the procedure covered by insurance?
A: This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance does not provide coverage. However you can use your HSA, Medical IRA, or Flexible Spending Account can be used to cover this procedure.
Q: Is the ClearToe Laser FDA cleared?
A: Yes, the device has received FDA clearance.
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