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 [...]

28 04 / 2020

Causes and Signs of Toenail Fungus

By |2020-04-28T19:00:31-07:00April 28th, 2020|

With any type of infection, you should not wait to have it treated. The sooner you get treatment, the quicker and more effective it will be. This is very important when it comes to toenail fungus. Fungi grow and spread easily, so the more you wait to get treatment, it gets worse and harder to [...]

27 04 / 2020

How Common is Toenail Fungus?

By |2020-04-27T15:14:29-07:00April 27th, 2020|

About 10% of the general population suffer from toenail fungus. It is more common in older adults where 20% of people over the age of 60 and 50% of people over 70 are affected. Why is it so common and how do we get it? Fungal nail infection or Onychomycosis causes the nail to appear [...]

23 04 / 2020

Can Nail Biting Cause Nail Fungus?

By |2020-04-23T15:14:14-07:00April 23rd, 2020|

Nail biting is a common bad habit. People usually bite their nails due to stress, anxiety, or boredom. If you’ve had this habit for a long time, you might not even realize when and how much you bite your nails. This habit is common in children, but it can last until adulthood. An adult may [...]