Are you interested in getting a laser treatment for toenail fungus but are not sure if you can afford it? Does it work and is the cost worth it? These are all perfectly good questions and ones that you might be wondering about if you have only heard recently about the treatment.
In this post, we will take a look at the average cost of getting toenail fungus laser treatment near you. Moreover, we will take a look at how it works and what you can expect out of it. Only then can you decide whether it is the right nail fungus treatment for you.
A review of nail fungal infection laser treatment
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Lasers have been used for treating all sort of problems from hair loss and corrective eye surgery to the eradication of toenail fungus. Most podiatrists (doctors that specialise on foot and ankle problems) readily recommend laser treatment against toenail fungus, and for good reasons.
Unlike antifungal medications which are often ineffective against moderate to severe cases of toenail fungus, a laser treatment is guaranteed to work and more convenient. However, at an average cost of $500 to $1200 per session, it does not come cheap. Moreover, laser treatment for toenail fungus is not covered by insurance as most policies categorise it as a “cosmetic” procedure.
Is it for you?
Given the figures mentioned above, you might be wondering – is laser nail fungus treatment worth it? For you to arrive at an answer, it would be best to understand how toenail fungus removal works.
Now it is not that complicated; a specialised laser energy is directed to the afflicted toenail and seeps deep into the nail bed where the fungal infection thrives. Hence unlike oral or topical antifungal treatment, a laser-based approach targets the problem right at its source and patients can expect their nails to get back to normal after one to three sessions depending on the severity of the problem.
Arrange a consultation and see before and after pictures of toenail fungus laser treatment
Of course, the best way to learn about what nail fungus laser treatment can do for you is to talk with one of our experts here at “Modpod Sports Podiatry”. Our doctors will show you pictures indicative of the kind of results you can expect out of laser toenail fungus removal. Call us today on 1300 809 87 and get all the help you need with just about any foot or ankle problem.