Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to treat painful and debilitating conditions.
Light energy enters the damaged cells and stimulates inter-cellular activity. This reduces pain in the area and speeds recovery of the damaged cells. Once the cells recover, the healing process is complete.
MLS Laser Therapy is a painless treatment that lasts an average of 8 minutes. You may experience a comfortable sensation at the point of application.
Most people experience positive results in 1 to 3 treatments, with the average course of treatment being 7 to 10 sessions. Swelling is greatly reduced and there is a rapid relief of pain. Acute conditions usually subside quickly, typically within one phase of treatments, while chronic conditions can be controlled with regular treatments. The effects of MLS Laser Therapy are cumulative; therefore, expect to see improvement as you proceed through your treatments recommended by your doctor or symptoms are likely to reoccur.
The process begins with a consultation in which your provider, will explain the procedure that is to be performed and any follow-ups visits that my be required.
For most patients it is a virtually painless experience. Some may feel a warming sensation. An isolated few may feel a slight pinprick.
No. The procedure is a walk in/ walk out procedure.
The PinPointe Foot Laser procedure typically takes about 30 minutes.
Many patients report seeing an improvement after one procedure. However, there is a chance of reinfection because the fungus is present everywhere in the environment. Your provider will recommend care techniques to help reduce a recurrence of the infection.
This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance does not provide coverage. The doctor will work out a payment plan, if needed.
Yes, the device has received FDA clearance for the temporary increase of clear nail in patients with onychomycosis, or nail fungus.