Ever wondered why your toenails look funny or discoloured?
The Foot and Ankle is proud to introduce and offer a simple, fast and effective way of diagnosing if you suffer from a fungal nail infection or not without the expense and inconvenience of visiting a Pathology Lab and waiting weeks for results.
As Podiatrists we can now find out at the time of your consultation if you have a fungal infection or not and to be able to provide accurate treatment recommendations without the guess work.
Fungal nails present as a discoloured nail, with patches or streaks of white, yellow or brown and These nails often looks thickened to normal nail and often become quite crumbly. While these symptoms can be common, even for a trained professional it is often hard to distinguish the difference between a fungal nail and other pathologies.
The Foot and Ankle Clinic is proud to offer the DIAFACTORY on the spot dermatophyte testing procedure which can be completed inside a standard consult to determine whether or not your nail has a fungal infection. In as little as a few short minutes, you will have peace of mind as to what’s going on with your toenail, and whether or not some of the many treatments for fungal nail that we offer here at the foot and ankle clinic may benefit you such as; laser nail therapy, topical antifungal treatment, oral antifungal treatment, general nail care, onychomycosis.
If you have a strange toenail that looks unsightly, abnormal and you have no idea what’s going on, now is the perfect time to book in with one of the Podiatrists at The Foot and Ankle Clinic to learn more about what’s going on with your toenails.
At The Foot and Ankle Clinic our highly qualified team of Podiatrists are all members of the Australian Podiatry Association and offer a combined 50 years of experience. They are trained to diagnose and effectively treat variety of nail and foot conditions.
Put your feet in our hands! See us today at Boronia, Chadstone, Collins Street (Melbourne CBD), East Bentleigh, East Melbourne, Moe, Morwell, Mount Waverley, Pakenham, Sale, Traralgon, Warragul & Yarram