Is Laser Worth The Cost?

So is laser worth the cost? Well it really depends on your own personal circumstance;

Are you just starting out? Haven’t tried anything?  Well then it might be worthwhile trying topical treatment first, just keep in mind if you are not seeing any changes after 2- 3months then it is worth while considering another treatment.   Always take a before photo of your toenail so you can compare after a couple of months, this takes the guess work out of it.

If topical medications haven’t worked for you or are hesitant in trying oral medications then YES it is a far superior treatment.

If you have had hot laser and it has failed then YES absolutely cold is a great option (see the graph below on the difference between the two lasers).

If you have  health/diet issues then it may be an option but bare in mind you success rate will be much lower than 75-90%, it could be as low as 40-50% so it would be worth discussing this with one of our Podiatrists before starting treatment.

It is important to note that there is a BIG difference! between hot and cold laser systems:

Would you like to have clear healthy nails again? Without having to take potentially toxic oral medication? Lance Penn Podiatrist explains the different fungal nail treatment options​

Lunula Cold Laser Treatment

Hot Laser Treatment

Lunula Cold Laser?

Now that you have an understanding of how different treatments work, it is easy to see why we now exclusively use cold laser. Unlike conventional anti-fungal medications and Hot laser systems, cold laser works by using two rotating laser beams:

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