Lacuna – ‘an unfilled space’, ‘a cavity or depression’. This relates to the nail treatment because we create small holes in the nail plate to treat the infection.
Fungal infections occur when microscopic fungi enters the nail usually through trauma or micro trauma from footwear. These reproduce and spread through the nail, the fungi thrive between the toes in the moist warm environment of socks and shoes.
Fungal nail infections can affect 8% of the population at any one tim