13 05 / 2020

Stages of Nail Fungus

By |2020-05-13T17:56:08-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Nail fungus is incredibly common, especially in the older generations, but many people are walking around infected, unbeknownst to them, since they are unable to catch it at an early stage. In today’s blog, we will go over how the different stages of fungal nail infections present.  Initially, the infection occurs when fungus somehow penetrates [...]

7 05 / 2020

Nail Fungus and Diabetes

By |2020-05-07T16:35:57-07:00May 7th, 2020|

Nail fungus is already a common condition, with 10% of the general population and 20-50% of seniors being afflicted with it. However, its occurrence actually doubles in patients with diabetes. In some instances the presence of nail fungus does not necessarily present as discernable symptoms to the naked eye, but when it co-occurs with diabetes [...]

4 05 / 2020

Debunking Myths About Toenail Fungus

By |2020-05-04T15:15:46-07:00May 4th, 2020|

Myth #1: Nail polish keeps toenail fungus away. Wearing nail polish does not keep toenail fungus away. It actually attracts toenail fungus! Applying nail polish traps moisture in, thus creating a dark, warm, and moist environment. This is the perfect environment for fungus to thrive. From time to time, give your nail a break from [...]

29 04 / 2020

How does Laser Nail Therapy Work?

By |2020-04-29T15:24:29-07:00April 29th, 2020|

Toenail fungus used to be treated only with antifungal creams or nail lacquers and oral medication. They have had some success, but are usually ineffective. In the last several years, technology has developed new devices to treat toenail fungus. Topical treatment for toenail fungus has the lowest success rate. Unless you have a mild case [...]