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Laser Treatment for Fungal Nails

The patented laser is a specially designed laser beam that goes through the toenail and safely kills the organisms embedded in the nail bed that cause Onychomycosis - more commonly known as toenail fungus.

Fox Laser for Fungal ToenailsThe procedure requires one quick treatment with little or no discomfort and is performed as an outpatient service with no anesthesia. The gentle laser light beam has no effect on healthy tissue and treats only the infected area of the toe.

Clinical studies show that laser kills toenail fungus and promotes clear nail growth. Laser is safe and effective.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?
The laser kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toenail will not become instantly clear- it takes time to grow out.

What can your patients expect?
They can expect a consultation with Dr. Handler explaining the procedure to be performed and any follow-up visits that are necessary.

Is the procedure painful?
Most patients feel no pain. Some may feel a warming sensation or tingling.

Is there a recovery period?
No; just walk in and walk out.

How long does the procedure take?
The laser procedure takes less than 30 minutes.

Will the fungus grow back?
Although the results of the treatment are not guaranteed, Dr. Handler has very successful results which can be seen in the before and after photos. For best results, Dr. Handler recommends three separate treatments spaced one month apart.

What kind of payments are accepted?
Credit cards, cash, money orders can be accepted. The patient may also use their Medical IRA, Health Savings or Flexible Spending Accounts.

Can the procedure be covered by their insurance?
If they have a Health Savings Account or Medical IRA, 100% of cost can be covered. However, in most situations, this procedure is considered aesthetic, and therefore health insurance plans do not provide coverage.

How long have you been doing this?
Dr. Handler has been providing laser toenail fungus treatment since 2009 and has an impressive success rate.

Is it FDA approved?
Yes, this treatment is approved by the FDA.

Who developed this laser procedure?
Leading scientists and medical professionals working together for 20 years with funding provided by the National Institutes of Health developed the technology in the patented laser.