The Syneron Candela Nd: YAG is used to help eliminate those yellow,
discolored, brittle nails and turn them into clearer, healthier looking nails.
How does it work?
The laser light passes through the nail and the surrounding tissue.
The laser light is absorbed by pigment in the fungi causing the
pigment to heat.This heat kills or damages the fungal organism.
Can result in your nail growing normally
How effective is it this treatment?
During the Procedure: Most patients describe the procedure
as being comfortable with a small hot pinch at the end that resolves quickly
After the Procedure: Nails may feel warm for a few minutes.
Patients are able to walk out of office and resume normal activities immediately
What are the pre and post instructions?
PRE: Remove any traces of nail polish, powders on the foot,
please clean feet, especially lint as it may burn.
POST: To prevent new fungal growth, Soak feet 10 minutes daily for
10 days after treatment. Use a mixture one part peroxide to three
parts water OR straight Apple Cider vinegar - just enough to cover
toes or fingers in a small basin. Allow nails to dry thoroughly
before wearing socks/shoes. To disinfect shoes - Spray deep inside
shoes w/ anti-fungal foot spray after every wearing, every pair
and every time.
What is the treatment's timeframe?
A single treatment session takes approximately 20-30
minutes to complete
Most patients show improvement after one treatment session
Depending on the severity of the nail infection, most patients
require 2 to 3 sessions