Toenail fungus (also known as Onychomycosis) is a type of fungal infection. But it is an especially tenacious one and can rot away at the toenails for decades. Toenail fungus symptoms include discoloration, thickening nails that often crumble at the edges, and is sometimes painful.
A toenail fungus infection will not usually go away on its own. The fungus will last for years, even decades, and will probably continue to get worse unless you decide to visit a professional and have the problem addressed properly.
What causes toenail fungus?
Fungi live in warm and moist environments like showers, swimming pools. Fungal infections can occur even through the smallest cuts in your skin.
Toenail fungus treatment
Treatments include oral antifungal medication, medicated nail polish, and creams. In extreme cases, surgical intervention is available including nail removal or laser and light-based therapies.
Laser Point Surgery
at Manhattan Foot and Ankle we offer the best toenail fungal treatment in New York, laser point surgery has been gaining a great deal of attention from podiatrists and other medical professionals. laser point surgery toenail fungus treatment does not require medications or invasive and dangerous surgical procedures.
Laser point surgery is able to target beneath the surface of your nail, and deep into your nail bed, to attack the problem at its source.
Our laser point surgery treatments for toenail fungal infection are done in our office. After the treatments the fungal infection will be completely gone, and your nails can begin to grow in clean and healthy again.
Dr. Sharobeem is one of the only physicians in New York City trained, offering laser point surgery to his patients at this time. This procedure is used to treat nail fungus.Laser surgery has become the quickest and most effective way to treat this reoccurring condition.
An innovative procedure, it treats pain, as well as the reoccurring condition of chronic fungal conditions quickly and more efficiently.