3 Aralık 2018 Pazartesi

Tackle stubborn fungal nails with laser

Fungal nails are often called fungal nails. That word is wrong, but the problem itself is very difficult to combat. Spreads often do not help, but that has a reason. In Drachten they now burn stubborn fungal nails with the laser. Zetaclear Best Nails or fungal nails are therefore taken care of a number of times.

Fungal infections of the nails can provide a fungal nail. White or light brown spots appear on the nail and the nail becomes thick and crumbly. Nails are most common in older people, especially men. It is usually an innocent condition, but from a cosmetic point of view it is not a fine condition. For people with diabetes, or reduced resistance, treatment is very important.

Fungal nails almost do not go away

Once you have a fungal nail, it is very difficult to get rid of it. That is not so strange either. The white, thick nails are permeated by a fungal infection that is often also under the nail. And you can not get there with ointments or ointments. In addition, fungal nails are very contagious. As a result, people constantly infect themselves by not wearing clean socks every day. Because that is necessary. Those who have fungal nails must treat the disease every day and wear clean socks every day that have been washed at a minimum of 60 degrees. The shoes also have to be treated, because the fungi also migrate there. They then infect the feet again and again if the shoes are not used with an antifungal medicine, for example.

What does a fungal or fungal nail look like?
A fungal nail or fungal nail has white or yellow spots that look unpalatable. The nails are also very hard and therefore almost impossible to cut.

New treatment for fungal nails: with the laser
The skin and laser clinic in Nij Smellinghe in Drachten has since 2013 a very new method to treat fungal nails. It is not a painless treatment, but the nuisance can be maintained. The new method works by moving the laser horizontally, vertically and randomly over the nail. In this way the mold is burned to death, especially under the nail. The affected nail with the killed fungus then slowly grows away. It does mean that it takes a while before a healthy nail can be seen. This can vary from 8 to 12 months after treatment.

Glasses on
The laser of the moldy nail can do very well, but the pain can be borne. However, people have to wear glasses because the laser is harmful to the eyes. Four treatments are required to have a fungal nail with laser. There is always a week between treatments.

Cultivation of the nail
However, first a breeding of the nail is made to see if it really is a fungal nail.

Not reimbursed by the health insurer
The laser treatment is not reimbursed by the health insurer, so people have to pay the treatment themselves. This is because they do not think it is medically necessary, because fungal nails are innocent themselves. The treatment of 3 fungal nails costs 350 euros, of which more than 3 costs 550 euros.

No guarantee
Incidentally, the clinic gives no guarantee that the treatment really works. In America, the method has been used much longer and good results are being achieved.