Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails, which can be promoted by a variety of factors including family history, fitness activities, bathing in communal showers (gym, etc.) and more. Nail fungus can become a significant cosmetic concern as it causes your nails to become discolored and disfigured. The Nordlys Nd:YAG laser can treat onychomycosis rapidly and effectively.
How does the treatment work?The Nordlys Nd:YAG laser emits infrared light, which is aimed at the whole nail, including the nail folds. While the sub-millisecond pulse weakens the structure of the fungus, the heat produced by the light eliminates it.
How long does the treatment take?∗The innovative technology of this laser allows for the treatment nails in as little as 10 minutes. During this time, 5 laser passes are applied per nail. In most cases, the treatment takes only one session.
Is the treatment painless?Yes. Nordlys patented cooling system continuously emits cool air across the treatment area, making it not only painless for the patient, but also comfortable.
Is this treatment more effective than antifungals or topical treatments?Studies have shown the Nordlys Nd:YAG laser to be more effective than topical solutions and at least as effective as antifungals. ∗However, unlike antifungals, the laser treatment does not require a long-term commitment and does not present the risk of side effects.