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Brooklyn Podiatrist | Brooklyn Onychomycosis | NY | Dr Inna Verzub - Modern Podiatry PC |

Modern Podiatry P.C.

Dr. Inna Verzub, DPM

Board Certified in Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine

1075 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Tel: 718-676-0199
Fax: 718-676-0773

State of the Art Foot Care at your Feet!

Onychomycosis

 
Brooklyn Podiatrist | Brooklyn Onychomycosis | NY | Dr Inna Verzub - Modern Podiatry PC |

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the toenails. This ailment causes toenails to thicken, discolor, disfigure, and split. At first glance, onychomycosis appears to be only a cosmetic concern. However, without treatment, the toenails can become abnormally thick forcing the toe to press against the inside of the shoes, causing pressure, irritation, and pain.

Generally, onychomycosis does not have any symptoms. Individuals seek treatment for cosmetic reason, not because they are experiencing pain.  However, if the disease continues to progress without treatment, onychomycosis may interfere with standing, walking, and exercising.

Onychomycosis is easily identified by its appearance. However, there are similar conditions and infections that can cause the nails to host a similar appearance to onychomycosis. Onychomycosis is generally established by laboratory tests before beginning treatment. 

Risk factors making one more susceptible to onychomycosis include:  

  • Family history  
  • Advancing age
  • Poor health (Compromised Immunity)
  • Trauma
  • Using communal showers, saunas, and pools
  • Habitually wearing shoes don’t allow proper airflow
  • Poor circulation in your legs


Treatment options vary by individual and severity of the ailment. Talk with your doctor about what treatments will work best for you. These may include oral anti-fungal medications, topical creams and solutions.

Newest innovation-  Laser therapy is NOW available at our office 

Lasers are the safest method of treatement developed so far.  It carries no risk of side effects as are usually experienced with traditional oral anti-fungal medications.

Call us today to discuss your treatment options for Onychomycosis and be on your way to beautiful clear nails!


 
 
 
Brooklyn Podiatrist Dr Inna Verzub - Modern Podiatry PC is a poidiatry office providing Onychomycosis, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Brooklyn, NY. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Xerosis and all work related in the 11230 area and surrounding areas in Brooklyn