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Faq

How does the PinPointe Foot Laser work?
The PinPointe Foot Laser targets the fungus that lives in and under the nail. The laser light passes through the nail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toenail will not become instantly clear- it takes time to grow out.
What can I expect in the provider's office?

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.

Is the procedure painful?

For most patients it is a virtually painless experience. Some may feel a warming sensation. An isolated few may feel a slight pinprick.

Is there a recovery period?

No. The procedure is a walk in/ walk out procedure.

How long does the procedure take?

The PinPointe Foot Laser procedure typically takes about 30 minutes.

Will the fungus grow back?

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.

When it is safe to pain my nails or have a pedicure following the procedure?
You can apply polish immediately after the procedure. It is important that you remove all nail polis and nail decorations the day before your procedure.
Is the procedure covered by insurance?

This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance does not provide coverage. The doctor will work out a payment plan, if needed.

Is the PinPointe Foot Lase FDA cleared?

Yes, the device has received FDA clearance for the temporary increase of clear nail in patients with onychomycosis, or nail fungus.