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Lunula Laser

What is Lunula Laser and how does it work?

Lunula is the latest and most revolutionary medical laser technology that is highly effective at resolving fungal nail infection. Safe and effective, Lunula Laser is the first and only non-thermal laser to receive FDA 510(k) Market Clearance for Onychomycosis

Lunula Laser therapy has an amazing 89% success rate!

The Lunula delivers a combination of two lasers simultaneously at very specific wavelengths to the surface of your feet. The lasers generate a rotating beam and can cover a large area of the foot to completely treat infections within the nails and nail bed. The two lasers used in the Lunula are:

  • Blue (405nm), this acts directly and specifically upon the fungus and causes changes in its outer wall, this weakens it significantly, allowing the body’s immune system to attack and destroy it.
  • Red (635nm), is acting upon the body’s natural immune cells – fortifying them, thus making them more active and able to neutralize and destroy the weakened fungus. In addition the red light can stimulate and improve blood flow; this additional blood flow brings nutrients and additional immune cells to the affected area speeding up the treatment process.

The treatment will last for 12 minutes and is pain free, the lasers are not harmful to you in any way as they use very low power settings

The Lunula Laser ® Advantage:

  • No pain, no downtime and no risk
  • No dangerous smoke plumes
  • You cannot develop microbial resistance to this form of treatment
  • No liver toxicity, which is a concern with oral anti-fungal medication
  • 89% of patients respond


How many treatments will I need?

The entire process takes 4-8 sessions pending on severity and individual response.

After 6-7 weeks patients will start to see result. After 4 months clearer and better growth will achieve but realistically it takes 12-24 months for full recovery to take place.

Tips to prevent reinfection include

  • Thoroughly dry feet after bathing
  • Apply a topical antifungal solution daily
  • Rotate shoes regularly to allow them to air and dry
  • Apply an antifungal powder or spray to rid shoes of fungus
  • Wash hosiery in hot water and even apply an antifungal solution to the washing cycle
  • Wear thongs in public showers and swimming centres
  • Wear socks that contain silver
  • Disinfect shower
  • Minimise micro trauma to the nails (which makes you more susceptible to infection) by ensuring correct shoe fit
  • Don’t share nail clippers


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