Do you have toenails that are extremely unsightly or are beginning to crumble easily? If so, it sounds like you may well have toenail fungus. It is very important to receive treatment for toenail fungus because if left untreated the infection will spread to other toenails and can even spread to other parts of your body. This is particularly true for patients with compromised immune systems or with diabetes. For these reasons if you have toenail fungus you will want to make sure that you come to our office to have it treated completely. Toenail fungus can be very resistant to traditional treatment. For this reason we are very happy to be able to offer laser nail fungus treatment in Paramus.
Our podiatry office is Henry Slomowitz DPM. Our expert and highly trained foot doctor is Dr. Henry Slomowitz. If you have discolored or deformed toenails you want to come to our podiatry office for treatment. There can be many reasons why a nail becomes deformed or discolored however the most common reason this happens is because the nail is infected with fungus. Fungus likes to grow in dark, moist areas, so it is not surprising that a shoe is the perfect place for fungus to flourish. Unclean showers can also harbor this type of infection. If you have toenail fungus it can be effectively treated with the use of lasers at our office. When you needlaser nail fungus treatment in Paramus you can be sure that you will receive expert treatment at our foot care practice.
When you have a fungal toenail it will get thicker and become discolored. Debris will begin to gather underneath the nail in the nail can be difficult to cut. Generally if one nail is infected other toenails will become infected as well. At our practice we offer several different types of toenail fungus treatment. One treatment involves sanding down the nail every nine weeks. Topical medicines can also be applied but sometimes this is not an effective way to go. Oral medicines can be effective but may well have unwanted side effects. Laser treatment at our office can be safely used to help clear up toenail fungus. Laser treatment of fungal toenails is preferred by many patients, especially those who do not want to have the unwanted side effects of oral anti-fungal medicines. As part of your laser nail fungus treatment in Paramus, our podiatrist will also give you many tips on how to avoid reinfection by toenail fungus. Most importantly, do not share shoes or socks with others, and keep your feet dry and allow air to circulate around them.