Laser and light therapy for onychomycosis: a systematic review

@article{Ledon2012LaserAL,
  title={Laser and light therapy for onychomycosis: a systematic review},
  author={Jennifer A Ledon and Jessica A. Savas and Katlein França and Anna Haydee Chacon and Keyvan Nouri},
  journal={Lasers in Medical Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={823-829}
}
More than just a cosmetic concern, onychomycosis is a prevalent and extremely difficult condition to treat. In older and diabetic populations, severe onychomycosis may possibly serve as a nidus for infection, and other more serious complications may ensue. Many treatment modalities for the treatment of onychomycosis have been studied, including topical lacquers and ointments, oral antifungals, surgical and chemical nail avulsion, and lasers. Due to their minimally invasive nature and potential… 

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