Fungal nail infection causes fingernails or toenails to thicken, discolor, disfigure, and split.Toenails can become so thick that they press against the inside of the shoes, causing pressure, irritation, and pain.
Fingernail infection may cause psychological, social, or employment-related problems. Infected nails also may separate from the nail bed causing pain in your toes or fingertips and a slightly foul odor.
Oral therapies are available to treat onychomycosis. Terbinafine is the most efficacious and considered first-line treatment. Average cure rate of only 65.6% after 3 months of therapy with Terbinafine,.
There is a need for efficacious therapy that does not cause systemic side effects and lacks multiple drug interactions.The GentleMax Pro (1064nm wavelength only) can be used to temporary increase clear nails in patients with nail fungus.
Nd:YAG 1064-nm laser can penetrate as deep as the lower nail plate and has been shown to temporary improve appearance of clear nail without significant complications
Especially suitable for older patients with low immunity or liver and renal dysfunction.