What is a Fungal Nail Infection?
A Fungal Nail Infection occurs from the overgrowth of fungi in, under, or on the nail. Fungi thrive in warm, moist environments, so they are able to naturally overpopulate on our feet.
Why do I need treatment for Fungal Nail Infections?
How can you treat Fungal Nail Infections?
Fungal Nail Infections are diagnosed by our podiatrists who can provide the most appropriate course of treatment which may include nail lacquers and topical creams. If the infected nail edge is causing an ingrown toenail, we may perform a partial nail ablation (PNA) under local anesthetic to cure both problems. For longstanding infection, we may recommend the removal of the whole nail under a local anesthetic whilst treating the nail bed to kill the fungus.
If you have a fungal infection it is our aim to provide the very best care, give you the best chance to keep your feet looking great, enhance your mobility and keep you comfortable.