Mr Omar Tillo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Fungal toenail infection can quickly, safely and effectively be treated with Fotona’s ClearSteps™ Onychomycosis treatment.
This treatment involves using Nd:YAG laser light to target the toenail and skin, killing the fungi. Once this occurs, the nail is able to become fresh and healthy once more.
There are many advantages to undergoing Onchyomycosis treatment. This includes:
You will be a suitable candidate for this procedure if you currently have a fungal toenail infection which you are wanting to fix.
You will need to be at least 18 years old to undergo this procedure.
Before having treatment, you will meet with a surgeon, who will assess whether or not you are suitable for this procedure or if there are other treatments you should consider.
Fungal nail infection treatment is performed as a day treatment. You will require no anaesthetic and will be able to return home once the treatment is finished.
The treatment is completed in three steps:
This procedure will take around 15 minutes to complete.
For best results, you will need to undertake four treatments. These treatments will take place at weekly durations. Every toenail will be treated, just in case they all have the infection.
This is a non-invasive procedure, so you will experience no recovery time.
There are many treatment options available for fungal nail infection. However, many of these involve taking oral medication or applying chemical creams.
At Centre for Surgery, we use Fotona’s ClearSteps™ Onychomycosis treatment, which involves the use of the Nd:YAG laser. This targets the fungi and results in the fresh nail growing.
Laser is a quick, safe and effective way to treat fungal nail infection. Other methods will involve using chemical ointments or taking oral medication. These methods may not be as effective and can often have other side effects.
There are three steps involved in ClearSteps™ Onychomycosis treatment.
Treatment will take around 15 minutes to complete.
You may feel some heat while the laser is in use, however, this will not be painful.
You will have to undergo four treatments. These will take place at weekly intervals.
This is a non-surgical procedure, so you will have no recovery period.