Fungal Nails Specialists
Get Rid of Fungus with an Experienced Foot & Ankle Specialist
At Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists, we understand just how uncomfortable and unsightly Fungal Nails can be. Our experienced team of podiatrists is led by Dr. Jason Spector, a fellowship-trained podiatrist with over two decades of experience serving Bradenton, Tampa, Sarasota and the surrounding areas. We take great pride in providing specialized care tailored to your individual needs.
Our goal is to provide you with the best treatment possible so that you can return to living an active and healthy lifestyle. With our expertise in treating Fungal Nail conditions, we are here to help you every step of the way! We use the latest methods and technologies to provide effective treatments like antifungal medications and advanced laser treatments.
Don’t suffer from Fungal Nails any longer – contact us today for more information about how we can help you! With a comprehensive approach and commitment to quality care, you will receive the treatment necessary for a successful recovery with Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists.
We look forward to helping you achieve your best foot health!
What are Fungal Nails?
Nail fungus, often referred to as onychomycosis, is a common issue for patients who live in Florida. The fungus responsible for this infection typically grows in a warm and moist environment. You may notice that your nails thicken, become discolored, are brittle or misshaped. Once set in, nail fungus is very difficult eradicate. It important to get evaluated to ensure you are not at greater risk for a more serious infection. Dr. Jason Spector will have a specific treatment plans that are designed to successfully treat your nail fungus.
Understanding Fungal Nail Infections
The infection often starts as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your toenail or fingernail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper, it can cause your nail to discolor, thicken and crumble at the edge. Fungal infections are often the result of moist environments on the feet, such as sweaty shoes and warm, wet public showers.
Symptoms and Diagnosis
If you notice any changes to the color, thickness, or texture of your nails, it could be a sign of fungal nail infection. Other symptoms include brittle, ragged, or distorted nails, and sometimes there may be slight discomfort or pain. At Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists, our team of professionals will conduct a thorough examination to accurately diagnose your condition.
Specialized Fungal Treatment
At Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists, we offer a wide range of specialized treatments designed to effectively tackle fungal nail infections. Treatment options depend on the severity of the infection and the type of fungus causing it.
- First line of treatment typically involves topical antifungal creams and oral antifungal medications that work systemically.
- Advanced laser treatment for more persistent cases. This non-invasive procedure harnesses the power of laser light to effectively kill the fungus living underneath the nail, without causing harm to the nail or surrounding skin.
- Prevention. We guide our patients on preventive measures to avoid recurrence of the infection.
The Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists Difference
At Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists, we believe in a patient-centered approach. We understand that each patient has unique needs, and we are committed to providing personalized treatment plans. With a combination of modern technologies and years of experience, we help our patients reclaim their active lifestyle, free from the discomfort of fungal nails. The team at Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists is ready to provide the treatment and care that you need. Rest assured, our team is committed to delivering high-quality, personalized care to help you regain your confidence and return to an active lifestyle.
Don’t let embarrassing foot fungal nail infections hinder your everyday life. If you think you may have a fungal nail infection, it is important to seek treatment right away. Left untreated, Fungal Nails can cause permanent damage to your nails and may even lead to other health problems. Act now and take the first step towards reclaiming your health and well-being. Contact us today to schedule your consultation. It’s time to say goodbye to nail fungus and hello to healthier, happier feet!
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