Keryflex Nail Restoration

Are you embarrassed by the appearance of your toenails? 

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Keryflex may be the solution to your problems.

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Keryflex Nail Enhancement FAQ

Why to consider Keryflex?

When toenails are damaged by toenail fungus or trauma, people can feel embarrassed by the appearance.  Dr. Bray offers toenail enhancement services to create a smooth and healthy looking artificial nail to cover the damaged toenail.  The original damaged nail is treated and the false nail allows the natural nail to grow in underneath.

What is Keryflex?

Keryflex is a toenail enhancement system that is used in patients whose toenails have been damaged by trauma or as a result of diseases or infection.  Diseases and trauma that affect the nail bed or the nail structure can cause nails to become misshapen, discolored, or otherwise unattractive.  Keryflex works by restoring the natural appearance of the nail without interference with the normal growth of the remaining nail.  The process uses a special flexible resin combined with light activators to create a nail that looks completely natural and blends in with the neighboring toenails to help patients feel more confident about the appearance of their feet.  Keryflex can also help protect the sensitive nail bed portion of the toe.  Keryflex is not, in itself, and treatment for fungal infections or other conditions, but rather a cosmetic restoration to improve the appearance of damaged nails. 

How is Keryflex applied?

Keryflex is a liquid resin that is applied in layers to create a toenail that looks healthy and normal.  The product uses three special solutions- a bonding agent to help ensure a resin bonds with the skin, the resin material itself, and a special sealer to provide added strength and a smooth surface.  After application of the materials, a special UV light will be applied  to aid in curing the material so it becomes hard and durable.  Then, the nail will be carefully shaped and buffed so it looks natural and attractive.

Can the Keryflex enhancement nail be removed?

Yes, once natural nail growth has been achieved or if the nail needs to be removed for any other reason, it can be professionally removed with special techniques.

How often does Keryflex need to be applied to maintain the appearance?

Application frequency can vary based on the rate of the nail growth, but generally, Keryflex will need to be reapplied every six to eight weeks.