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Fungal nail infections are common, stubborn and can be painful. Don’t let the state of your nails stop you from wearing those summer sandals. Infection usually starts at the edge of the nail and moves inwards. It dis-colors the nail and can cause it to lift off and become brittle.

HOW TO PREVENT FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION

  • Treat any Athletes Foot asap (they are the same fungus that causes infection)

  • Keep your feet clean and dry. Fungal infections grow more if your feet are constantly warm and damp.

  • Do not share towels, other peoples shoes or nail clippers/scissors.

TREATMENTS

  • Antifungal creams – these can be bought over the counter from the Pharmacy – they often don’t penetrate deep enough into the nail bed to always fully treat the infection. If they help it can take up to 12 months.

  • GP can prescribe medication which is taken daily for at least 6/12. These medications are not suitable for everyone and can have side affects. They have shown to be effective in approx 4 in 10 people.

HOW WE TREAT FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION

At the clinic our Podiatrist Jessie uses the Clearanail Treatment System. This is a small drill which is held on the surface of the nail and the device produces a micro hole 0.4mm (about the same width as four human hairs) in diameter in the nail without affecting the nail bed below. This allows the anti-fungal solution access to the deep nail plate infection.

TREATMENT DEMONSTRATION

We filmed Jessie completing a demonstration of the procedure at our Open Day please click the link below to see the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMJZ0Pc4I_4

It is recommended that you allow for at least 3 sessions for maximum benefit.

HOW DO I KNOW WHEN I AM CURED

You will see healthy nail growth. With the Clearanial system you can see the difference in your nail in 2-8 weeks with most benefit showing at 12 weeks if you complete all sessions and follow all the self care advice.

For more information on Clearanail see Https://www.clearanail.com/home-page

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