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ONYCHOMYCOSIS

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We often remember the health of toenails only with the arrival of the summer season, for aesthetic reasons. More important than the aesthetic factor is  However  the health of the nail, infections can in fact arise

which, if not treated, become difficult to eradicate. An example is  onychomycosis. This chronic, annoying and very frequent process, especially following certain habits (use of safety shoes, frequent contact with water, activities  in swimming pools, saunas ...) is  due to a fungal infection that colonizes one or more fingernails and especially toenails.
The wavelength of the Nd: YAG laser is  able to act selectively helping to solve this problem.

WHO IS IT  TURNED?

It is suitable for all those who have this infection, especially it can  be a valid alternative treatment for patients who have not obtained satisfactory results with adequate traditional treatment.

For the lack of side effects it is  a method that can be used in elderly subjects, in patients with liver disease, in immunosuppressed subjects or in those who take systemic drugs that interact with oral antifungal drugs.

HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE NEEDED?

Depending on the individual case and the protocol agreed with the professional, 4-5 sessions can be carried out spaced out by weekly time intervals.

HOW LONG DOES A SESSION LAST?

If the problem is  circumscribed, does not present particular complications and concerns only one area, 10 minutes will be enough for each laser treatment.

THE TREATMENT IS  PAINFUL?

Normally the patient feels a slight burning discomfort during laser application.

WHAT SHOULD I DO BEFORE THE TREATMENT?

Before treatment is  it is advisable to carry out a culture examination of the fingernail or fingernails
to be treated to verify the presence and type of fungus that is the source of the infection. The doctor can then perform a dermatoscopic analysis or repeat the culture test useful in evaluating the results.

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER THE TREATMENT?

It is possible to resume normal activities. It is necessary to observe some behaviors such as, for example, changing socks every day and treating shoes, especially sports or walking shoes with antifungal products to eliminate the fungus and to avoid its reappearance, as well as

avoid walking barefoot in swimming pools and sports facilities.

WHAT RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?

At the end of the protocol you have to  wait for the elimination of the diseased nail and its replacement with the healthy one, until a complete recovery will take place  within 2-3 months, up to 1 year.

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