Laser Nail Fungus Therapy
Training Course

Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School is proud to offer a comprehensive Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course.
Laser Long Pulse

These lasers penetrate deeply into the nail and nail bed.

Laser Short Pulse

emitting very short pulses that can disrupt fungal cells.

Dual Laser Device

Dual wavelength lasers is used to treat nail fungus.

Fractional Laser

Fractional lasers create micro-injuries in the nail plate

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Laser Nail Fungus Training Certification

Laser Nail Fungus Training Certification is a two-day course. It includes a revision of the anatomy of the skin and nails, the epidemiologic approach of Nail Fungus, clinical diagnosis, and the use of laser, where participants will learn the main aspects of laser physics, laser tissue interaction, and different laser treatment protocols.

The Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course is open to licensed professionals in the aesthetic field, including dermatologists, podiatrists, and licensed technicians. The course is structured to accommodate various schedules, with options for weekend and evening classes.

Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course in Miami At Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School
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Enrollment Online

You can select a hybrid or in-person course. You can register at the Training Center or online.

Educational Resource

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Hands-On

Practice classes are in person at the MedSpa Universal Laser Center, you can bring your own client as a model if you prefer.

What We Teach

Laser Nail Fungus Therapy

Laser nail fungus therapy represents a significant advancement in the treatment of onychomycosis, offering a non-invasive and highly effective solution for patients. By enrolling in our Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course, professionals can enhance their skills, expand their service offerings, and stay at the forefront of the aesthetic industry. Join us at the Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School and take the next step in your professional journey.

In this course, participants may acquire the knowledge and skill to perform laser nail fungus therapy, and it is suitable for Podiatrists, MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Medical Assistants Dermatology with previous laser Certification and working under the direct supervision of a Dermatology Board Certified. For other laser professionals, revising the regulations and rules about the use of lasers is recommended.

Why use laser therapy for nail fungus?

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Traditional treatments often have limited efficacy, and there is a growing demand for advanced solutions. Laser therapy has emerged as a highly effective and non-invasive option for treating nail fungus, making it an essential skill for aesthetic professionals. Laser therapy has gained acceptance as an effective treatment option, providing healthcare professionals with an alternative to address this common issue. 
 
Laser therapy for nail fungus is utilized due to its effectiveness in targeting and destroying the fungal elements within the nail plate. Laser systems employ selective photothermolysis, which targets the fungus while minimizing damage to the surrounding nail structure. Laser therapy offers a targeted approach to treating nail fungus with minimal invasivity and the potential for high efficacy, making it a compelling option for those seeking treatment options beyond traditional medications.

Fungal nail infection (Onychomycosis) is expected in the general adult population, probably at a 5-25% rate, with an increased incidence in the elderly population. It is estimated that almost 48% of the population may be affected by age 70 years old. Nail fungus affects almost 30 million Americans, and approximately one-third of people with diabetes develop nail fungus. The clients will accept using a laser for treating nail fungus because great results have been obtained

 

Laser Nail Fungus Training Course

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Benefits of the
Laser Nail Fungus Training Course

Participants of our Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course will gain several key benefits:

  • In-Depth Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of nail fungus and the latest laser technologies used to treat it.
  • Practical Skills: Hands-on experience with cutting-edge laser devices, ensuring confidence in performing treatments.
  • Certification: Preparation for national certification exams, enhancing professional credentials and career prospects.
  • Career Advancement: Expanded skill set opens new opportunities in the aesthetic field, allowing professionals to offer advanced treatments to their clients.
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Course Content

Our Laser Nail Fungus Therapy Training Course covers various aspects of laser treatments, including:

  1. Understanding Nail Fungus:

    • Anatomy of the nail and nail bed.
    • Causes and types of nail fungus.
    • Symptoms and diagnosis of onychomycosis.
  2. Laser Technology Basics:

    • Principles of laser physics.
    • Different types of lasers and their applications.
    • Safety protocols and regulations.
  3. Types of Laser Pulses for Nail Fungus Therapy:

    • Long-Pulsed Nd:YAG Lasers (1064 nm):
      • Deep penetration and effective fungal eradication.
      • Techniques for optimizing treatment outcomes.
    • Short-Pulsed Lasers:
      • Characteristics and applications.
      • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Lasers: High-energy short pulses for disrupting fungal cells.
    • Dual Wavelength Lasers:
      • Combining wavelengths for comprehensive treatment.
      • Benefits of using 1064 nm and 532 nm wavelengths together.
    • Fractional Lasers:
      • Creating micro-injuries for enhanced medication penetration.
      • Integration with topical antifungal treatments.
  4. Laser Tissue Interaction
    1. Photothermolysis Selectiva
    2. Laser Parameters
  5. Treatment Protocolos
  6. Laser Safety
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Practice hours is Required

  1. Practical Training:

    • Hands-on sessions with state-of-the-art laser devices.
    • Patient assessment and treatment planning.
    • Techniques for achieving optimal results.
    • Managing potential side effects and post-treatment care.
  2. Certification and Exam Preparation:

    • Preparing for certification exams.
    • Mock exams and review sessions.
    • Guidance on continuing education and professional development.
Hands-on practice is crucial in a laser nail fungus therapy training course for several reasons:
  1. Develop technical skills: Performing laser treatments requires specific techniques and protocols to ensure safe and effective application. Hands-on practice allows participants to gain firsthand experience in operating the laser devices, adjusting settings, and applying the laser beam to the affected nails under expert guidance.
  2. Build confidence: Working directly with laser equipment and practicing on simulated or real cases helps participants build confidence in their abilities to conduct the procedures correctly. This confidence is essential when treating actual patients.
  3. Reinforce theoretical knowledge: While the theoretical aspects of laser physics, tissue interactions, and treatment protocols are covered in lectures, hands-on practice reinforces this knowledge by allowing participants to witness the practical applications and effects firsthand.
  4. Develop muscle memory: Proper positioning, laser beam delivery, and other technical aspects of laser therapy require muscle memory and coordination. Repeated practice under supervision helps participants develop these essential skills.
  5. Gain experience with different cases: Exposure to various case scenarios, such as different nail types, severity of infection, or patient factors, during hands-on sessions prepares participants for the diversity they may encounter in clinical practice

By emphasizing hands-on practice, these training courses ensure that participants not only understand the theoretical principles but also develop the practical skills and confidence necessary to perform laser nail fungus therapy safely and effectively on real patients.