Surgery is also a treatment option in the for a nail fungus, however, in my opinion it should primarily be utilized as a last resort. This treatment method involves surgically removing the entire affected nail and thereby removing the fungus.
A topical anti-fungal lacquer is often used after the nail is removed to prevent regrowth as a new nail is generated. The nail then grows back afresh without the infection. The surgery is usually conducted by a qualified doctor who can effectively remove the nail without causing damages to the surrounding skin. It often takes a year or more for the nail to grow back fully.
Sutapa Das is involved in healthcare market research since 2010. She is passionate about healthcare and loves to write on various health topics.