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Nail Fungus Treatment

A Fast, Efficient and Safe Way To Treat Toenail Fungus Infections
Toenail Fungus is the most common nail condition in adults, with approximately half of the world’s population experiencing at least one infected toenail during the course of their lives. Dermatophytes are the fungi most commonly responsible for toenail fungus (onychomycosis) here in Canada; while Candida and nondermatophytic molds are the cause of the problem in the tropics and subtropics where a hotter climate is partly to blame.
No matter your age, you may at one point experience the painful, unsightly and embarrassing symptoms of Toenail fungus. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection most commonly found in toenails and causes the nail to separate from the nail bed and become discoloured. Without treatment, toenail fungus can cause nails to chip and become so thick that wearing shoes becomes uncomfortable.

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Description of technology
Les Cours Medical Centre’s GenesisPlus laser treatment is a revolutionary new approach to treating toenail fungus and is a safe and effective procedure. A laser beam is passed over the infected nail(s), as well as the surrounding skin several times until enough energy has reached the nail bed. The laser beam works by penetrating the toenail and nail bed and vaporizes embedded funguses without doing any damage to the healthy tissue. 5-10 nails can be treated in approximately 20 minutes, and most patients will see results within a few months following treatment. Others may require up to 12 months of treatment for a permanent change. You will be able to walk right out of the medical centre following treatment and you will not have to worry about potentially serious side-effects that certain oral antifungal medications pose.

Why Use Les Cours Medical Centre’s Laser Treatment?
There’s more than just one good reason for choosing les Cours Medical’s laser treatment to rid yourself of annoying and painful toenail fungus. Here are a few:

You are aware of the limited success of topical drug treatments
You want a painless solution with visible and proven results
It is a simple procedure that takes less than 30 minutes per session
Licensed practical nurses at Les Cours Medical Centre administer the laser to your toenails, so that you can take comfort in knowing your procedure is being addressed by expert medical professionals.
Les Cours Medical Centre has been accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada; the highest ranking possible any Canadian healthcare provider can hope to achieve.

Laser Treatment Versus Oral Anti-Fungal Medications
With laser treatment, you don’t have to worry about potential interactions with other medications that you are taking.
Laser treatment poses no side effects, serious or otherwise
Studies indicate laser treatment is a more permanent solution