Foot Specialist / Nail Laser Center

192 Worcester St., Natick, MA 01760
13 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540
508-650-3668 / 800-894-FOOT

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The Nail Laser Center

Dr Philip F. Lukoff, D.P.M
Foot Specialist/Nail Laser Center

Fungal Toenail Laser Treatment

Q-Clear Laser
Do your toenails appear yellow, brittle or thickened? Then perhaps you suffer from a toenail infection, a condition that will continue to worsen over time if measures are not taken to stop the infection. Pain in your toenails might be an end result. Toenail infections can be caused by heavy foot perspiration, poor shoe/sock ventilation or walking barefoot in damp areas such as a gym or locker room. Until now, the only solutions for unsightly toenail infections were to surgically remove the nail and apply topical treatments, which have a known poor success rate; or more recently, prescription medications, which have many potentially dangerous side effects and require blood tests.

Lasers are the latest treatment for your ugly unsightly toenail infections.

The Q-Clear Q-Switch™ laser treatment can effectively and efficiently rid you of ugly unsightly toenail infections.The mid-infrared laser wavelength penetrates the nail and the nail bed, eliminating the destructive nasty infection thus allowing your own body to revitalize your own nail naturally as it grows out clean clear and health.

  • Quick, in office procedure
  • Safe and effective treatment
  • Virtually painless
  • No downtime from your regular activities

 FAQs

Q: Why choose the Q-Clear Q-Switch laser treatment to treat your ugly unsightly toenail infections?
A:Q-Clear Q-Switch is an effective, quick treatment that provides results. Light Age, the manufacturer of the Q-Clear Q-Switch laser, is a pioneer in the laser industry with numerous years of experience in the aesthetic and surgical medical device industry. Light Age is also a leader in government research with laser stationed at the South Pole for early radiation detection to protect all of us.

Q: How does the Q-Clear Q-Switch Laser Work?
A: The Q-Clear Laser is a great treatment for toenail fungal infections. It’s specially designed to shine through your toenail and destroy only the pathogens embedded in and under your nail causing the infection without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. The laser produces light energy that is specifically absorbed by water and water associated with collagen as well as being focused on the color red. Collagen is a major component in the tissues of the nail and nail growth area as well as the skin. The laser is so sophisticated that it can detect and reach the proper target temperature leading to elimination of the toenail infection. The Q-Clear Q-Switch is an industry-leading laser that was developed for skin treatment. This is a perfect fit for ugly unsightly toenail infections since the nail is simply modified skin.

Q: Is the Treatment Painful? Is it Safe?
A: The Q-Clear Q-Switch laser provides a comfortable safe controlled treatment beyond most lasers by having little to NO THERMAL effect (heat) on the skin, nail, and nail bed. The Q-Clear Q-Switch laser has the ability to adjust to all clinical situations and produces little to NO THERMAL effects (heat).The Q-Clear Q-Switch provides one of the safest most effective treatments in the laser industry. The Q-Clear Q-Switch has a long track record of safety since the company has been around for numerous years as well as being a leader in government research. As you may know, the use of certain medications available today for the treatment of toenail fungus can have possible systemic side effects (commonly in the liver and kidney) and/or conflicts with other prescription drugs you may be taking. This laser treatment has none!

Q: What is the Laser Procedure?
A: There is never a need for needles or local anesthetic with the Q-Clear Q-Switch painless laser procedure. Your toenails will be cleaned and filed prior to the laser treatment. As each toe is treated with the painless laser you might at most feel a mild, warming sensation, most people feel absolutely nothing.

Q: How Long Does the Treatment Take?
A:The treatment takes approximately 30 minutes.

Q: Will this Treatment be Covered by Insurance?
A. No, because it is considered aesthetic or elective, health insurance plans do not cover the cost. We accept major credit cards, cash and personal checks or you may use your Flexible Spending Account from work, Medical IRA or Health Savings Account.

Q: How Soon Will I See Improvement?
A: During the procedure, the pathogens that cause toenail fungus are targeted, allowing the new nail to grow in healthy and clear. Upon treatment, the toenail will not become instantly clear, for it takes time to grow out. Healthy new growth will be visible within the first 2 months as your nails continue to grow following the laser treatment. On average, a toenail will replace itself every 9-12 months. Unlike some medication-driven treatments for toenail fungus, the laser presents minimal risk of side effects, and it is a great alternative for many patients who cannot or do not want to take oral meds.

Q: WHEN CAN I PAINT MY NAILS OR HAVE A PEDICURE?
A. You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. It is important to remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.

Q: Does It Really Work?
A: Yes. This is truly a breakthrough allowing patients an alternative to strong toxic medications which are less effective. Lasers for ugly unsightly toenail infections have an excellent track record that is very impressive. Patients are pleased, happy and no longer embarrassed by their ugly unsightly toenail infections. Patients have stated they are now wearing sandals which they have not worn for many years because of their ugly unsightly toes.

Q: HOW DO I START TREATMENT?
A. Just call our office to set up an appointment. We’ll take care of the rest, arranging a convenient day and time for your initial consultation with Dr. Philip Lukoff. It’s that easy.

Q: WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE DR. PHILIP LUKOFF FOR MY LASER TREATMENT?
A. Dr. Lukoff is a leader and has extensive experience in Laser treatments and expertise providing patients with the latest advanced medical treatments.

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