Can I have laser hair removal while pregnant?

Yes. It is perfectly safe as the laser light is penetrating only the most superficial layer of your skin. However, we will need a note from your doctor saying that they are OK with you having the treatments.

By | August 9th, 2013|

Will the toenail fungus come back?

There is a risk the infection could return as the fungus is present everywhere in the environment. If you have diabetes or other chronic medical problems, you are at a higher risk for a return of the infection. If this is the case, please follow the instructions of your doctor.

To minimize the chance of recurrence, you will need to follow our After Care Instructions.

By | May 13th, 2013|

How quickly will I see results from laser toenail fungus treatment?

Our laser protocol uses two treatments spaced 6 weeks apart. After each treatment, the majority of the nail fungus will be destroyed. However, visual improvement is not immediate. Depending on how quickly your nails grow out, you should see clearing starting at the bottom of the nail in a matter of weeks. If could take 6-12 months for your old nail to be replaced by a new, clear nail.

By | May 13th, 2013|

Who can diagnosis toenail fungus?

Only an experienced physician or podiatrist can distinguish this condition from numerous other nail and nail bed pathologies, as only 50% of abnormal appearing toenails are actually fungal infection. Our physicians have years of experience diagnosing this condition and it is our goal to provide quality care. If you do not select Inkfree, MD for this service, please choose your provider carefully.

By | May 13th, 2013|

What is toenail fungus and who gets it?

Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis is a condition in which a common fungus found in the environment invades the nail bed, leading to a yellowing, and thickening of the nail. Although anyone can acquire this infection it is more common in the elderly, and people with chronic medical conditions. Additionally, the same or different kinds of fungus can affect the fingernails of people who work in warm, moist environments (ex. bartenders and dishwashers) as well as those whose immune systems are compromised.

By | May 13th, 2013|

Will the spider veins come back?

Depending on your genetics and lifestyle there is a chance that the veins will return. You should be under the regular care of a doctor if you have any conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or if you smoke. Additionally, if your veins appeared during pregnancy, you can expect that subsequent pregnancies will cause a worsening of your spider veins.

By | May 13th, 2013|