HyperBlue Laser for Fungal Toenails
Advanced Foot Care’s Hyper Blue 1530 Laser will get rid of your Nail Fungus without having to take oral medication or time consuming topicals. With only 3-4 twenty minute treatments, depending on the severity of the infection, your toes will be sandal ready. The Laser uses wavelengths that will penetrate the nail and eliminate the destructive fungus that was causing the infection and leaves the nail revitalized as it grows out.
The procedure requires quick treatments with little or no discomfort and is performed as an outpatient service with no anesthesia. The gentle laser light beam has no effect on healthy tissue and treats only the infected area of the toe.
Benefits of HyperBlue Laser
- Safe, painless treatment
- No side effects or drugs
- No liver enzyme test required
- No recovery time, just walk in and walk out
- Only 20 minutes required to treat toe nails on both feet
How does the laser work?
The laser light causes a temporary increase in clear nails, the laser light passes through the toe nail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toe nail will not become instantly clear, it takes time to grow out.
What can I expect in the office?
After a consultation with your provider, the procedure will be performed monthly for 3-4 months. After treatment has been completed, you will return for quarterly reassessment visits.
Is the procedure painful?
Most people feel no pain. Most people feel a warming sensation.
Is there a recovery period?
No. Just walk in and walk out.
How long does the procedure take?
The laser procedure takes less than 20 minutes.
Will the fungus come back?
Your provider will recommend care techniques to reduce recurrence of the infection. As with all antifungal treatments, there is a chance of reinfection because the fungus is present everywhere in the environment. Preventative maintenance treatments are also recommended.
When can I paint my nails or have a pedicure?
You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. It is important to remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.
How do I pay for the treatment?
Major credit cards, checks and cash are all accepted. You may also use your Medical IRA, Health Savings or Flexible Spending Account.
Is this covered by my insurance?
If you have a Health Savings Account or Medical IRA, 100% of the cost can be covered. However, this procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance plans do not provide coverage. The quarterly reassessment visits are billed to insurance.
Is it FDA cleared?
Yes, it is FDA cleared for the temporary increase of clear nail in patients with Onychomycosis.