Marc Katz, DPM, demonstrates the use of laser treatment for onychomycosis with the CoolTouch CoolBreeze (1320 nm) laser. According to Dr. Katz, the 1320 nm laser is currently undergoing clinical studies to determine the device's efficacy in treating onychomycosis. The CoolTouch CoolBreeze (1320 nm) laser is currently approved for general dermatology use, according to Dr. Katz.
At the current time, no laser has a specific FDA approved indication for onychomycosis.
Dr. Katz is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association and is in private practice in Tampa, Florida (www.thetampapodiatrist.com or www.vibranttampatoenails.com ).