An appropriate topical medication is an important adjunct to the laser treatment of toenail fungus.
Over the counter “OTC” treatments are not effective for moderate to severe infections.
It is difficult for a topical anti-fungal to have any significant effect on toenail fungus. Either it can’t penetrate the nail plate &/or it has a relatively ineffective active ingredient.
There are several different topical medications that can be used. They are decided on a case by case basis and are either dispensed from the office or prescribed. None of them are available over the counter.
Combined with the SteriShoe+ Ultraviolet Shoe Sanitizer, an appropriate topical medication is an important part of the laser treatment regimen.