Answers to Your Questions

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[accordion title=”How does the PinPointe FootLaser work?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]The PinPointe FootLaser kills fungus that lives in and under the nail. The laser light passes through the nail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. At the time of the procedure, the toenail will not become instantly clear— it takes time to grow out.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”What can I expect at my office visits?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]The process begins with a free consultation with your provider who will explain the procedure that is to be performed. This consultation will be followed by the treatment.  After four months, we’ll see you again for free consultation and a free treatment (if it’s needed).  We’ll have you in one last time at the twelve-month mark for a free no-treatment consultation.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Is the procedure painful?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]Most patients feel no pain. Some may feel a warming sensation. An isolated few may feel a slight pinprick.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Is there a recovery period?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]No. The treatment is a walk in/walk out procedure.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”How long does the procedure take?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]The PinPointe FootLaser procedure typically takes about 30 minutes.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Will the fungus grow back?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]The infection improves after one treatment. However, there is a chance of reinfection because the fungus is present everywhere in the environment. Your doctor will recommend care techniques to help reduce a recurrence of the infection. Healthy Nail Laser Center will include a free treatment if required 4 months after your initial visit.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”How do I pay for the procedure?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]Credit cards, checks and cash are accepted. You may also use your Health Savings Account (HSA), Medical IRA, or Flexible Spending Account.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Is the procedure covered by insurance?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]This procedure is considered aesthetic and therefore health insurance does not provide coverage, so we will not bill your insurance. However your HSA, Medical IRA, or Flexible Spending Account can be used to cover this procedure.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”When is it safe to paint my nails or have a pedicure following treatment?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]You can apply polish immediately after the treatment. It is important that you remove all nail polish and nail decorations the day before your treatment.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”How long has the PinPointe FootLaser been in use?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]Several years. Clinical studies began in November 2007.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Is the PinPointe FootLaser FDA cleared?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]Yes, the device has received FDA clearance.[/accordion]

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[accordion title=”Who developed the PinPointe FootLaser procedure?” color=”#458823″ bgcolor=”#f5e7a4″ header_color=”#f5e7a4″ header_bgcolor=”#76a934″ header_bordercolor=”#458823″]Leading scientists and medical professionals working together for 20 years with funding provided by the National Institutes of Health developed the technology used in the patented PinPointe FootLaser.[/accordion]
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