19 08 / 2019

What is the PinPointe FootLaser?

By |2019-08-19T11:51:20-07:00August 19th, 2019|

Fungal nail infections are present in more than 10% of the population in the U.S. The fungi specifically feeds on keratin from the nail. It affects the nail health of around 35 million Americans. As the nail experiences discoloration or causes debris under the nail, your nails will change under the symptoms of nail fungal [...]

16 08 / 2019

Acrylic Nails and Nail Fungus

By |2019-08-16T12:56:19-07:00August 16th, 2019|

Acrylics are a quick way to automatically have nails fit for a proposal, prom, or even for everyday wear! One issue with getting a set is when you are repeatedly changing and getting a new set due to the use of acids and chemicals. Acrylic nails are commonly used with plastic material and so fungus [...]

14 08 / 2019

The Good Fungi and the Bad Fungi

By |2019-08-14T10:29:29-07:00August 14th, 2019|

The mycobiome is the community of fungi found on an organism and humans has one too. It has up to 23 strains of fungal species in each of our bodies. Fungus is not entirely bad, in fact, it can even be beneficial to your health, such as the mycorrhizal species and aspergillus. Ways fungi have [...]

12 08 / 2019

Types of Fungal Infections

By |2019-08-12T13:19:29-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Fungal infections occur under the same umbrella called mycosis and can affect multiple parts of the body including both the feet and even the nails. Changes in your skin such as redness, peeling, and cracking can be key indicators of a fungal infection. Another symptom is itching which causes you to scratch the area of [...]