Laser treatment of onychomycosis using a novel 0.65-millisecond pulsed Nd:YAG 1064-nm laser.

@article{Hochman2011LaserTO,
  title={Laser treatment of onychomycosis using a novel 0.65-millisecond pulsed Nd:YAG 1064-nm laser.},
  author={Lisa G Hochman},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={2-5}
}
Onychomycosis is a common disorder of the nails. Treatment modalities include oral and topical antifungals, surgical treatment or a combination of these therapies. Cure rates remain low with relatively high relapse rates seen after successful treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment of onychomycosis using a novel 0.65-millisecond (ms) pulsed 1064-nm laser. Eight subjects were treated over two to three sessions spaced at least 3 weeks apart. Of the eight subjects… CONTINUE READING