Laser therapy is the most modern
treatment available to combat fungus in toenails.
The Board Certified Podiatrist, David Rosenzweig, DPM, PC is happy to announce that he is using the Cutera Genesis Plus laser! This modern technology is changing the way podiatrists treat toenail fungus.
The Cutera GenesisPlus toenail fungus treatment involves passing the laser beam over the infected nails and surrounding skin. The foot doctor will repeat this several times until enough energy has reached the nail bed. Your nail will feel warm during the treatment. Depending on how many toes are involved, a single treatment session at the foot doctor's Rye Brook or Westchester office will take approx 15-30 minutes.
The consultation at either the foot doctors Rye Brook or Westchester office requires an initial visit to the office in order to examine the patient and determine whether or not they are a good candidate for the procedure. Once the patient has been approved for the treatment by the foot doctor an appointment will be made for laser therapy as soon as is possible. It is also possible to get the Cutera GenisPlus toenail fungus treatment the same day. The treatment itself only lasts 15-30 minutes, and you are free to leave as soon as the procedure is completed. There will not be an immediate visual reduction in fungus in the nail. Laser therapy does indeed slow the growth of fungus, and kills it as well, but you need to wait for the toenail to grow out for visual confirmation the procedure has worked often taking 12-18 months.
Before the laser toenail fungus treatment there is not much that needs to be done before you come in for your treatment, there are two things to keep in mind to maximize the potential of the procedure. The first and most important is to wear NO toenail polish on your nails seven days before and up to your appointment. Secondly, wear clean socks each day for that week beforehand, and of course do your best to continually rotate fresh socks into your wardrobe.
The Cutera GenesisPlus nail fungus treatment works by applying a directed focused infared laser light source on to infected toenails. The laser nail fungus treatment targets the fungal infection in the toenail and area below the nail. In most cases, the laser nail fungus treatment gets rid of the fungal infection and most patients report little or no discomfort during or after the procedure. The laser nail fungus treatment has no age or health restrictions with the exception of women who may be pregnant.
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