Talking onychomycosis


When we talk about onychomycosis — more commonly known as “toenail fungus” — we usually speak very generally about the condition. However, in addition to there being different degrees of severity, there are actually several different types of nail fungus as well. We’ll cover them in today’s post and talk a little about the prevention of [...]

Talking onychomycosis2019-04-17T04:36:41+00:00

Onychomycosis information for Patients


What is onychomycosis? Nail fungus infection, called onychomycosis (ON-ick-co-my-CO-sis), usually affects the toenails but also may occur on the fingernails. Most cases of onychomycosis are caused by the same fungus that is responsible for athlete's foot. Nail infections most commonly affect the toenails. The fungus organisms usually invade the nail bed from the outside (distal) [...]

Onychomycosis information for Patients2019-04-01T04:00:28+00:00

How to prevent fungus infection


General Guidelines Fungi thrive in warm and moist environments with limited exposure to light and their population can grow very quickly. Spores of the fungus can survive indefinitely in your favourite arm chair or rug waiting for an opportunity to move to new feeding grounds, such as your body. Good personal hygiene of everybody in [...]

How to prevent fungus infection2019-04-01T02:43:47+00:00

Evaluation of a short pulse Nd:YAG Laser Procedure for Infected Nails


Chris Horine, DPM, Neat Feet Podiatry Laser Center, San Jose, CA Hamish Dow, DPodM HCPC, The Dow Clinic & Newcastle Nail Laser Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK John Cozzarelli, DPM, Podiatry Associates of Belleville, Belleville, NJ   Abstract Study Purpose: To review the clearance of 262 patients (453 great toes) presenting with onycho- mycosis from [...]

Evaluation of a short pulse Nd:YAG Laser Procedure for Infected Nails2019-04-01T02:27:27+00:00

Tips for taking care of your feet


The following is a collection of information from internet that you may find interesting and useful. It is based on an article at https://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/daily/regimen/5-ways-to-care-for-feet.htm Your Feet Your feet are probably the last part of your body you think about -- until they start hurting. They're too important to overlook, though: With some 26 bones and [...]

Tips for taking care of your feet2019-03-28T03:20:16+00:00