It was a bit of a rough winter here in the Richmond area, but spring is officially here, and some of you are breaking out your warm-weather footwear. But for others, warm weather is a frustrating reminder that you have to hide your feet because of ugly toenail fungus that won't go away.
Toenail fungus is a more common problem than you might think, and it can be tough to get rid of. We've treated patients who finally came to us after years of trying to clear it up using home remedies, topical treatments or medications. Unfortunately, the home remedies and topical treatments don't usually work very well, and the medications may have the risk of side effects.
So, what's the solution? At The Foot & Ankle Center, we have the area's first FDA-approved laser for treating toenail fungus, and we've seen remarkable results, even in stubborn cases. There's absolutely no down-time, and the treatment only takes about 20 minutes. The only problem is, once the laser has killed the fungus, which is good — you still have to wait for the old, fungal nail to grow out as your new, clear nail grows in to take its place, and that can take months. But that doesn't mean you can't have great looking nails right now!
We offer, at the medical-grade spa inside our clinic, a special treatment that can instantly transform an ugly, fungal nail into what looks like a perfectly normal nail. It's called Keryflex. Keryflex is a resin that our nail technicians put over the old, fungal toenail, making it look like a normal, healthy nail. You can get a pedicure and polish your Keryflex nail, just like you would your other nails, and it looks great.
If you'd like to learn more about laser treatment of toenail fungus, request an appointment. Or, attend our free seminar on April 23, and you'll be eligible for a free laser consultation (a $154 value):
Free Seminar: Goodbye, Ugly Toenail Fungus!
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 5:45 - 7 p.m.
At The Foot & Ankle Center
Attendees can get a free laser consultation.