PACT is an abbreviation and a scientific term that stands for Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy. With this method, bacteria, viruses and fungi can be killed off effectively and without pain on skin surfaces and nails.
Microorganisms including fungus, bacteria and viruses all possess a cell wall, whereas typical human cells only have a cell membrane. Upon application of the PACT Fungal Nail Gel, the dye selectively targets the fungal cell walls making them sensitive to light.
The fungal cells can then be destroyed upon exposure to light, of a specific wavelength. This results in a chemical reaction that kills the required cells without harming the good healthy tissue.
This is ultimately determined by your Podiatrist, taking into account the length of time that you have had the infection as well as the severity.
A typical treatment plan is
Tips to prevent reinfection include
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