Two Laser Toenail-Fungus Removal Sessions for Up to 5 or 10 Toes at Dr. Arkady Kaplansky D.P.M. (Up to 70% Off)

Los Angeles

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Laser light penetrates infected toenails and destroys fungus

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Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required 48 hours in advance. 24hr cancellation notice required. Services must be used by the same person. Services need to be redeemed within 2 visits. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $179 for laser toenail-fungus removal for up to 5 toes ($500 value)
  • $299 for laser toenail-fungus removal for up to 10 toes ($1,000 value)

During the treatment, the doctor directs a laser at any fungal infections lurking beneath the toenails. Typically one treatment is sufficient to kill the fungus. The procedure is considered painless and leaves the surrounding area unharmed, freeing the nail to grow in clear and healthy over the next few months.

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Deep cracks, ragged bumps, a yellowish hue—these are the signs of nail fungus, and they can’t be fixed by a mani-pedi. Although most of the 2–13% of North Americans dealing with nail fungus seek treatment for cosmetic reasons, over time, the affected area can become quite painful. Until 2010, the only treatments available were topical solutions, which had a poor success rate, and oral medications, which carried a slight risk of liver damage. Finally, the medical-laser boom began to take aim at podiatry, and today, several companies make machines that incinerate fungus with beams of laser light. The fungus absorbs the laser’s destructive energy at a much faster rate than the surrounding tissue, making the risk of treatment slight to nonexistent. The affected nail cannot be restored, but if the treatment has worked, the patient will begin to see results as the new, clear nail grows in.

Even when the treatment works completely, it's impossible to guarantee the fungus will stay gone. The disease (which bears the appropriately ugly medical name of onychomycosis) makes its way deep under the nail where it can't be easily scrubbed away, and reinfection may occur the next time a toe picks up a spore of fungus.

Why are toenails so much more prone to infection than fingernails? The explanation is fairly simple: feet spend their days stuck in the damp, rarely cleaned insides of shoes, where bacteria thrive. And going barefoot can pose its own dangers—the same conditions crop up in damp public places such as swimming pools, locker rooms, and the fountain that gets the best coins thrown into it.


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  • “Dr. Kaplansky was very personable and made me feel very comfortable getting the treatment. There was parking behind the office which made the office visit much...”

    “Dr. Kaplansky was very personable and made me feel very comfortable getting the treatment. There was parking behind the office which made the office visit much easier. His office staff was friendly and helpful.”

  • “Super nice guy, stuck to my treatment and did not try to upsell me on anything. Thumbs up.”

  • “I would recommend Dr Kaplansky”

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    7260 W Sunset Blvd., Suite 207

    Los Angeles, California 90046

    323-876-3668

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