If you find yourself with toenail discoloration, pain, or thickening of the nail, then you could have toenail fungus. If you feel uncomfortable taking your socks and shoes off in a public setting because of raised or yellow toenails, then you should visit a foot doctor in Great Neck. At Great Neck Family Foot Care, we are leaders in podiatry, our team can utilize KeryFlex nail restoration to both eliminate your toenail issues and boost your self-confidence, so you can get back to wearing your favorite open-toed shoes.
Onychomycosis, or nail fungus, is very common in fingers or toenails, though more common in toenails; and begins as a white or yellow spot of nail discoloration. This could grow deeper in the nail causing full discoloration, thickening of the nail, or even crumbling or breaking.
Various forms of fungal organisms can break your nails. It is important to know that nail fungus can develop at any age but it has been found more commonly with older adults and those who suffer from diabetes or poor circulation to the hands and feet. As the nails age, they become brittle and dry which could result in cracks that allows the fungus to enter and grow.
Great Neck Family Foot Care, a foot doctor in Great Neck, we have innovative medical devices which use beams of light at various wavelengths that painlessly shine through your toenail. The lasers inactivate and destroy the fungal pathogens that are embedded in the nail bed and plate and painlessly pass through healthy tissue without damaging the nail itself or the skin around it. If you find that you need a foot doctor in Great Neck, look no further than Great Neck Family Foot Care.