FUNGUS - The word itself is scary. Being diagnosed with a toenail fungal infection is even scarier. Did you know many toenail fungal infections are caused by something we voluntarily do? We're talking about pampering your feet with a pedicure. Yes, while you are enjoying the relaxation of a pedicure you could be putting yourself at risk to becoming a victim of the dreaded toenail fungus. Many people forget to think about the risks you are taking when you go to a salon for a pedicure. Even though the tools they are using may come out of a sterilization bag, how do you know they went through the proper sterilization process? Have you ever thought about how many people have used the same polish applicator brush that comes in the bottle of the polish you picked out to paint your toes with? And those nail files, has it every occurred to you just who's nail dust is all over that file the tech uses to file your nails with? These are all questions many people forget to address when indulging in a pedicure.
So, how can you lower your risk of a fungal infection, but still enjoy the perks of a pampering pedicure? We've got the solution for you! We are now offering your own personal pedicure tool set that you can purchase and bring with you to your next pedicure. Our personal pedicure tool kit includes:
- Toenail clippers
- Cuticle Nipper
- Cuticle Pusher
- DMFA Nail File
All tools are surgical stainless steel with the exception of the nail file, which should be replaced after each use. This kit can be purchased at our office for $15.00(+tax). To sweeten this already awesome deal, purchase the kit now through the end of August 2016 and we will throw in a free mini OPI nail polish of your choice for you to bring with you to your next pedicure. Come see us today at DM Foot and Ankle Associates and pick up your own personal pedicure tool set!