Fungal nail or Onychomycosis is a common nail infection that affects approximately 10% of the population. Symptoms include discoloured and brittle nails and if not treated quickly can easily spread to other toe nails and even finger nails. The good news is fungal nail infection can be treated and improvements are typically seen within 8 weeks. Our experienced Podiatrists achieve the highest level of success using our unique Clearview nail program, a combined treatment of nail reduction/burring, laser treatment and topical antifungal.Make an enquiry
A fungal nail occurs when fungus infects the nail plate or the skin below the nail plate . Common causes include sweaty feet, nail trauma or damage and incorrect foot hygiene.
Common symptoms of a fungal nail include a discoloured (usually white or yellow), thickened , flaky or brittle nail. In order to receive proper treatment the right diagnosis is crucial, the good news is at Podiatry Group Melbourne we can instantly diagnose fungal nail with an on-the-spot fungus test performed during your consultation.
Our Clearview nail program is a 4 visit treatment plan and post treatment review (3 months after final treatment). 4 treatments is the length of our standard Clearview program and yields a high level ofsuccess with most patients.
Initial consult + on-the-spot diagnosis + first treatment$199
Second treatment $120
Third treatment $120
Fourth treatment $120
Post treatment review $80
By using a combined treatment of nail reduction/burring, laser treatment and topical antifungal our Podiatrists can achieve the highest level of success. Although most patients experience drastic improvement in as little as 8 weeks other factors such as age, health, nail trauma and your body’s natural immunity can all play a role in the effectiveness of the treatment.
If you are unsure or believe you have fungal nail we recommend making an initial consultation with one of our experienced podiatrists. By conducting an on-the-spot fungus test our podiatrists can diagnose whether your condition and advise you on the best course of treatment.