How much is the cost of laser treatment for toenail fungus? Is it worth spending the money and can you afford the treatment? These are all excellent questions that people often have about toenail laser treatment and a few that you might be wondering about yourself if you are new to the procedure.
In this post, we will consider the typical cost of undergoing a laser treatment for toenail fungus. Moreover, you will gain a good understanding of how laser treatment works and how it is beneficial. Only then can you be truly confident that it is the right treatment option for you.
Success rate for toenail fungal laser treatment and other things you need to know
The thought of undergoing any laser treatment might seem scary, and understandably so. The healthcare industry has used lasers to treat all sort of problems from eye surgeries to gum disease with great results. You can expect the same out of nail fungus laser treatment, and Podiatrists often recommend the latter for the excellent results they produce.
So how do you treat toenail fungus with laser and how is it different from conventional anti-fungal medications available in the market? Well, unlike the latter, a laser treatment directly treats the infected area and is almost always guaranteed to have a high success rate.
Of course you will need several treatments before you see any noticeable results. Also, most insurance companies classify the procedure as a cosmetic treatment, so make sure you check your policy wording to see if you can make a claim.
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Toenail fungal laser treatment in Sydney
Toenail fungal laser treatment requires several sittings, and it’s important to know exactly what is involved in the procedure.
Laser energy is used on the affected toenail and seeps deep into the nail bed where the fungal infection proliferates. Unlike oral or topical anti-fungal treatment, a laser-based technique targets the condition directly at the source and patients can anticipate their toenails to return to normal after about four sessions depending on the severity of the infection.
Would you like to learn more? Perhaps you have a few more questions of your own? Then come in for a complimentary Nail Assessment.