Award-Winning Kenosha Podiatrists For Laser Treatment For Onychomycosis (Toenail Fungus)

kenosha wi podiatrist for toenail fungus treatmentOnychomycosis is an infection usually caused by a type of fungus called dermatophyte. These sorts of fungi are generally confined to the outer layers of the skin and gradually progress to involve the nail plate. Onychomycosis is particularly common in toenails of older men, but can affect of the nails of individuals of any age and gender. The treatment of this condition is complicated by the fact that these fungi live in dead tissue, and getting medications to these sites is problematic.

Currently accepted treatment options include relatively ineffective topical therapies, and reasonably effective oral treatments that are associated with some degree of risk. Both approaches require a long duration of treatment and can be somewhat costly. Most experts agree that surgical approaches, like removing the nail plate, are ineffective.

The use of lasers has proven to be an effective way to treat a variety of human diseases, including fungal infections. Lasers produce coherent light energy of sufficient strength and a specific wavelength which, when projected into tissue, is differentially absorbed by the target material, producing heat and hence tissue destruction. Other tissue components are unaffected and so spared.

WHY LASER TREATMENT FOR TOENAIL FUNGUS?

Traditional approaches to treating toenail fungus are largely limited to oral drugs that are associated with adverse side effects, and prescription topicals or home remedies that have neither been proven effective or free from adverse side effects. Despite limitations associated with these approaches, however, it is estimated that Americans currently spend about $2.1 billion annually on treating nail fungus with prescription drugs alone.

Given the serious emotional, social, and financial impact of nail fungus, it is important to note the benefits of this technology.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please call our podiatry office at 847-390-7666 if you have any additional questions about laser treatment for toeail fungus, and we will be happy to provide you with all the information that you may need.

Award-Winning Podiatrists & Foot Doctors In Kenosha, WI
Award-Winning Podiatrists & Foot Doctors In Kenosha, WI


  • "Doctor Sorensen is an excellent surgeon. He can be totally trusted! The staff at the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute are caring, friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend them."

    - Alice S.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Excellent care given by Dr. Cernak and her staff. explanation of my problems and treatment were explained very clearly. Great attention to detail. Will definitely recommend her to others. Thank you"

    - Sally N.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Great experience on two occasions with Dr. Sorenson!! Still finishing treatment post-op on my heel spurs, but I’m already pain free!!"

    - Peter A.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "I have been seeing Dr Cernak for a number of years and after having moved here from Minnesota, am very thankful to have found her. She has helped me immensely with my feet and I've told many people about her. She takes the time to listen to her patients and helps them in any way she can."

    - Shirley B.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Doctor Sorensen is an excellent surgeon. He can be totally trusted! The staff at the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute are caring, friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend them."

    - Alice S.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Excellent care given by Dr. Cernak and her staff. explanation of my problems and treatment were explained very clearly. Great attention to detail. Will definitely recommend her to others. Thank you"

    - Sally N.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Great experience on two occasions with Dr. Sorenson!! Still finishing treatment post-op on my heel spurs, but I’m already pain free!!"

    - Peter A.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "I have been seeing Dr Cernak for a number of years and after having moved here from Minnesota, am very thankful to have found her. She has helped me immensely with my feet and I've told many people about her. She takes the time to listen to her patients and helps them in any way she can."

    - Shirley B.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Doctor Sorensen is an excellent surgeon. He can be totally trusted! The staff at the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute are caring, friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend them."

    - Alice S.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Excellent care given by Dr. Cernak and her staff. explanation of my problems and treatment were explained very clearly. Great attention to detail. Will definitely recommend her to others. Thank you"

    - Sally N.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "Great experience on two occasions with Dr. Sorenson!! Still finishing treatment post-op on my heel spurs, but I’m already pain free!!"

    - Peter A.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
  • "I have been seeing Dr Cernak for a number of years and after having moved here from Minnesota, am very thankful to have found her. She has helped me immensely with my feet and I've told many people about her. She takes the time to listen to her patients and helps them in any way she can."

    - Shirley B.
    best wisconsin podiatrist
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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The Kenosha podiatrists of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Our licensed podiatrists have helped over 200,000+ patients find relief for their foot pain, heel pain and ankle pain, and we can help you too! Our Kenosha foot doctors, can help treat all foot and ankle conditions, including, bunions, claw toe, corns, calluses, foot pain, hammertoes, heel pain, ingrown toenails, neuromas, toenail fungus and sports related foot and ankle injuries.
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