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Is GenesisPlus Right for You?

Posted by Dr. Tasha Shamlin on 03/31/15

What is GenesisPlus?

GenesisPlus laser is for treatment of toenail fungus. It is a fast and effective way for temporary increase of clear nails in patients with onychomycosis without drug therapy. 

Nail fungus affects about 30 million people worldwide.  It causes nails to become yellow or discolored. As the infection advances, the nail can become thick, brittle and separate from the nail bed. It can also cause pain when wearing shoes or walking.  The common sources of infection include swimming pools, public showers gyms and nail spas. Tight fitting shoes and nail trauma can also lead to infection.  Genetic susceptibility, poor health and increasing age can also increase the risk.

How does GenesisPlus Work?

GenesisPlus applies large laser energy to the nail plate and surrounding tissue. The laser light gradually heats the fungus and promotes the growth of healthy clear nails.

How is it Procedure Preformed?

After an initial consultation with the physician, she determines if treatment with GenesisPlus is appropriate.  The procedure requires NO anesthesia, and the treatment typically takes 40 minutes to treat all 10 nails.  It is recommended to treat all 10 nails even if there is no visible sign of infection, as fungus can be transmitted undetected.  There is no patient down time after the procedure.  Following the treatment the nail will grow out appearing clearer and healthier.   

What are the symptoms of Nail Fungus?

Symptoms include discolored nails, yellow streak under the nails, brittle crumbly or raged nails, nail’s separate from the underlying skin, buildup of debris under the nail, white spots or streaks on the nail surface.

What can you expect?

The GenesisPlus procedure involves passing the laser beam over the infected nails and surrounding skin.  It is repeated until enough energy has reached the nail bed, your nail will feel warm during the procedure.

When will I see results from Laser GenesisPlus?

You won’t notice anything immediately after treatment, but as your nail grows out, the new nail growth should be clearer.  Toenails grow slowly, especially nails infected with fungus.

Before and After:

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