line and green dot

Call us: 613-667-9455

Toll free: 1-855-395-9455

Body Treatments

Our Facebook PageOur Twitter FeedGoogle+ ProfileBlog RSSEmail Us
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our eNewsletter
Find out first, directly from Dermaworks. Important information, specials and coupons.

Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus and Fingernail Fungus or Onychomycosis in Ottawa

We want you to look good from head to toe...

Onychomycosis is the medical term for a toenail fungus and fingernail fungus infection. It is a common but very resistant infection. It causes the nails to become brittle and yellow and to disfigure. In advanced stages it might cause pain. Women and men are embarrassed to wear sandals. For women those Jimmy Choo sandals remain elusive...

Topical nail fungus treatment is only 10% effective. Oral anti fungal pills are 50% effective and 3% of the time they have to be stopped because of changes in liver function.

The Pinpointe laser is approved by Health Canada for clearing of nails. Studies show that this laser for toenail fungus (and fingernail) is 70-80% effective. One treatment is standard although longstanding and severe infections may require two.

If you would like clear nails and do not want to take pills or mess with topical agents then laser nail treatment is an excellent alternative. We are the first clinic in Ottawa to provide a laser for nail fungus that is Health Canada approved. Call Dr. Vassiliou, she will be pleased to hear from you.

Cynosure Video

Watch this video from the TV show The Doctors

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Watch this video about this revolutionary treatment from Good Morning America


What differentiates the Pinpointe Laser from other lasers to treat onychomycosis?
The Pinpointe laser was the first FDA and Health Canada approved laser to treat onychomycosis. It is also the only laser that has been approved that requires only one treatment. Lastly the Pinpointe laser was developed and studied for the exclusive treatment of onychomycosis and is not used for the treatment of other conditions.

Is the laser for toenail fungus and fingernail fungus painful?
There is a warm sensation but it is not painful.

Is there any downtime with toenail fungus treatment?
There is no downtime.

Can you apply nailpolish after receiving the nail fungus treatment?
Yes you can apply it at any time.

Do you need more than one treatment for nail fungus?
The vast majority of people only require one treatment.

Is treatment with the Pinpointe laser approved in the USA?
Yes it is FDA approved.

Woman's face slightly smiling with no wrinkles due to Botox.

© 2015 Honest Advice and Beautiful Results from Dr. Demetra Vassiliou at Dermaworks Medical Aesthetics Clinic of Ottawa, ON -
1081 Carling Avenue, Suite 301, Ottawa, OntarioCA K1Y 4G2
T: (613) 667-9455 | TF: 1-855-395-9455
Contact Us | Terms of Use
Vassiliou Demetra Dr. Demetra Vassiliou M.D.